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SBD Global/September 5, 2012/Leagues and Governing Bodies
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Published September 5, 2012
GETTING AHEAD: Australian Rugby League Commission Chair John Grant has "defended the decision to take tougher action on the eve of the finals against tacklers whose shoulder makes contact with the head of an opponent" as Cronulla's Ben Pomeroy prepares to face the judiciary Wednesday. Pomeroy will become the first player referred to the tribunal on a dangerous contact charge since the ARLC last week announced the crackdown on shoulder charges and is "expected to receive a season ending ban if he is found guilty" (SYDNEY MORNING HERALD, 9/5).