Storm's Smith avoids ban over Tino tackle

By Jasper Bruce
Updated August 6 2022 - 2:08am, first published 2:06am
Brandon Smith faces a fine fine for his tackle on Gold Coast's Tino Fa'asuamaleaui. (Dan Himbrechts/AAP PHOTOS)

Melbourne hooker Brandon Smith has escaped NRL suspension for a hip drop-style tackle on Gold Coast's Tino Fa'asuamaleaui, following a week of headlines concerning the illegal moves.