Peter Mata’utia will serve the two-match suspension handed to him by the Match Review Panel after failing with his appeal.

His club had attempted to have his charge downgraded after learning of the penalty notice earlier this week.

The former NRL outside back was charged with a late hit on Jon Wilkin in Cas’ round one win over Toronto.

The Tigers’ challenge has been unsuccessful and Matautia will sit out the next two matches.

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