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8th November 2017, 08:32 | englandrl

Judiciary update: Jermaine McGillvary

Judiciary update: Jermaine McGillvary

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England winger Jermaine McGillvary has been found not guilty of contrary conduct by the Rugby League World Cup Judiciary at Rugby League Central this evening (Wednesday, November 8).

McGillvary was charged by the Match Review Committee on Monday morning (November 6) after England’s second game of Pool A against Lebanon.

McGillvary, alongside Head Coach Wayne Bennett and Team Manager Jamie Peacock, entered a not guilty plea to the charge via video link from the team hotel in Perth.

McGillvary will be available to play in the upcoming game against France at nib Stadium on Sunday, November 12.

On the decision, McGillvary, said: “I fully understand the Match Review process and am grateful for a fair and balanced hearing.

“I’m pleased this is now over and can now fully focus on doing my best for England for the remainder of the World Cup.”