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Roosters player Sarah Togatuki will miss the NRLW grand final unless she can overturn a careless high tackle charge.

The backrower collected Brisbane’s Lavinia Gould high on Sunday as the Roosters shocked the Broncos with a semi-final upset.

The grade two charge handed down by the match review committee means Togatuki can accept a one-game ban, or head to the judiciary and risk a two-game ban if she fails.

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But with Sunday’s grand final the only game left this season, it could be well worth the risk of fighting it at the judiciary on Tuesday night.

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If she fails, she will miss the grand final as well as the first game of next season, which will be played later this year.

The Roosters beat the Broncos 22-16 on Sunday thanks largely to a highly controversial late try.

They now take on the Dragons in the grand final at Moreton Daily Stadium, after the Red V beat the Titans 22-18 in their semi.

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