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Greg Bird will miss both Origin I and Origin II unless he successfully fights a dangerous throw charge

SHATTERED NSW enforcer Greg Bird will decide whether to risk his entire State of Origin series after becoming the face of the NRL’s crackdown on lifting tackles.

In yet another bombshell to rock NSW coach Laurie Daley, Bird will miss both Origin I and Origin II unless he successfully fights a dangerous throw charge.

The Titans have until midday Tuesday to decide whether to fight the charge but were last night in shock at the severity of the punishment issued by the match review committee and deep in discussions about the appropriate course of action.

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