St George Illawarra Dragons prop Leeson Ah Mau has been charged with a Grade 2 “High Tackle - Careless” by the NRL Match Review Committee on Monday.

Ah Mau committed the incident during the 12th minute of the 46-24 win over the Newcastle Knights at Jubilee Oval, Kogarah on Sunday.

The Toa Samoa international can either take an Early Plea, graded at 93 points, or contest the charge but if found Guilty have it graded at 125 points.

The Dragons have until midday Tuesday to make their decision.