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Melbourne has received some positive pre-finals news with star hooker Harry Grant escaping suspension for an ugly tackle on Parramatta’s Makahesi Makatoa on Saturday.

Grant wrapped his leg around his opponent to make the tackle, and brought his weight down on Makatoa in an awkward position.

“I didn’t like the look of this,” said Fox League’s Michael Ennis.

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“I like Harry Grant and by no means is he a dirty player, but the use of the legs in this tackle could’ve led to some really serious injury. It really could have.”

On Sunday, the NRL’s match review committee charged Grant with grade 1 contrary conduct, and he can accept a $1150 fine for the incident.

His teammate and fellow hooker Brandon Smith can also accept a fine for a…

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