The NRL Integrity Unit will hold talks with Penrith superstar Nathan Cleary after three men from New South Wales were reportedly seen partying in Queensland after the Panthers’ big win over South Sydney.
According to Queensland police, the three men are alleged to have used “wrong border passes” to cross the border on the Pacific Highway last Saturday, the day before the grand finale in Brisbane.
The Sydney Morning Herald now reports that the NRL is investigating the links between the Panthers and the three men, who are 23, 24 and 25 years old.
The men were allegedly photographed on social media joining the Panthers celebrations.
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Queensland police said the trio had attended the grand final at Suncorp Stadium and each was fined $ 4135 “for violating the health director’s instructions and has since left” the state.
SMH says an NRL spokesperson confirmed to them that the unit would speak to Cleary about the matter.
There is no indication that Cleary knew about the alleged violation of the men’s border.
It comes as the NRL also plans to speak to the club about the Provan-Summons trophy, which arrived in Sydney today for repairs.
Nine News confirmed that the NRL is upset that the Norm Provan and Arthur Summons sculptures were detached from the trophy base and placed in a stroller during the club’s grand finale celebrations.
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