With the NRL solely weeks away from returning, right here’s the 17 incidents that outlined what many had been saying was the NRL’s worst low season ever.
* September four – Photos are revealed of Canterbury gamers dancing nude throughout their Mad Monday celebrations. The membership was fined $250,000 and Adam Elliott and Asipeli High quality each pleaded responsible to wilful and obscene publicity.
* September 30 – Jarryd Hayne is alleged to have sexually assaulted a girl after travelling to her dwelling within the Hunter area on NRL grand ultimate night time. He has been charged with aggravated sexual assault and has pleaded not responsible.
* October 1 – Greg Inglis is charged with rushing and drink-driving whereas getting back from an indigenous event in Dubbo. He was stripped of the Australian captaincy and handed an 18-month good behaviour bond.
* October 13 – Parramatta’s Jaeman Salmon is charged with drink driving after a site visitors accident through which he flipped his automotive and hit three parked automobiles. He was convicted and disqualified from driving for six months. He has additionally been stood down from spherical one and fined $10,000.
* November 24 – Wests Tigers’ Zane Musgrove and Penrith’s Liam Coleman are concerned in an alleged incident at a Coogee resort. The pair have pleaded not responsible to indecently assaulting a 22-year-old girl.
* December 2 – Newcastle prop Jacob Saifiti suffers a damaged leg after being knocked out in a battle exterior a pub. He was not charged by police however is fined $25,000.
* December 6 – Dylan Walker is charged with frequent assault following an alleged home violence incident at his Dee Why dwelling. He has pleaded not responsible. His companion has retracted her unique statements made to police through which she claimed he pulled her hair, inflicting her to fall.
* December 13 – Jack de Belin is charged with the aggravated sexual assault of a 19-year-old girl. He has pleaded not responsible.
* December 21 – Six Cronulla lower-grade gamers are concerned in a scuffle on the Cronulla Crusing Membership. The nightclub banned the complete Sharks enjoying group. The six gamers had been all fined.
* December 25 – Brisbane’s Myles Taueli shatters a person’s jaw with a coward punch solely weeks after being drafted into the Broncos’ high 30 squad. He has been convicted of assault, jailed for 2 years and has had his Broncos contract torn up.
* December 26 – Newcastle’s Tautau Moga allegedly slaps a taxi driver. He has been charged with frequent assault and can seem in courtroom on March 21.
* December 30 – Wests Tigers utility Michael Chee Kam is alleged to have punched a journey share driver. He has been charged with frequent assault.
* January 7 – Scott Bolton pleads responsible to frequent assault after grabbing a girl’s higher thigh at a Sydney bar. He was given a 12-month good behaviour bond.
* January 11 – The primary of three lewd movies involving Dylan Napa emerge on the web, all of which present the Queensland prop participating in a sexual act.
* January 15 – A video emerges of Corey Norman watching on as a person snorts a white substance off a plate. Norman was sanctioned by the NRL for the video in 2016.
* February 1 – Ben Barba is sacked by North Queensland after the membership views CCTV of an alleged home incident at a Townsville on line casino. He has been handed a life ban by the NRL.
* February 20 – Brisbane’s Payne Haas is stood down for 4 video games and fined $20,000 for failing to adjust to an integrity unit investigation.