Raiders Corey Horsburgh, Corey Harawira-Naera issued with NRL bans over separate drink driving incidents


Canberra Raiders duo Corey Horsburgh and Corey Harawira-Naera have each been issued with breach notices by the NRL following separate drink driving incidents.

Horsburgh last month pleaded guilty to a charge of drink driving, with the NRL as we speak issuing him with a one-match suspension and a $5000 effective. The effective will likely be suspended for 12 months.

“The specifics being that on Christmas Day Horsburgh recorded a low range blood alcohol reading during a roadside breath test,” the NRL mentioned in a press release.

“The breach notice proposes Horsburgh be suspended for 1 match and fined $5000, with the fine suspended for 12 months. He must also complete an education program as directed by the NRL.”

While Harawira-Naera, who’s no stranger to controversy after lately being allowed again into the sport following his involvement in final yr’s schoolgirl intercourse scandal, returned a optimistic roadside alcohol check on Christmas Day.

The NRL issued 25-year-old Harawira-Naera with a breach discover containing a two-match ban and a $10,000 effective.

“Police facts allege Harawira-Naera’s blood alcohol reading was in the mid-range. Harawira-Naera has indicated he will plead guilty to the allegations when he appears in ACT Magistrates Court on 25 March,” the NRL assertion learn.

“The breach notice proposes Harawira-Naera be suspended for 2 matches and fined $10,000. He must also complete an education program as directed by the NRL.

“The sanctions take a variety of components into consideration together with the participant’s prior offences and the blood alcohol vary.”

Both stars may also be pressured to finish an schooling program directed by the NRL.

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