More Dragons drama as NRL request refused


Numerous Dragons gamers who attended Paul Vaughan’s celebration are reportedly refusing to signal a doc that may enable them to play subsequent week.

Twelve gamers congregated at Vaughan’s home final weekend to rejoice their win over the Warriors, breaching the NSW lockdown protocols and the NRL’s biosecurity bubble. 

Vaughan, a repeat offender, was subsequently sacked by the Dragons, whereas every of the gamers who attended his home have been stood down for one recreation and fined.

The NRL has granted the Dragons the power to unfold these suspensions out over 4 rounds to permit coach Anthony Griffin to area a aggressive group every week. 

However based on a report within the Every day Telegraph, quite a few gamers have acquired authorized recommendation to not signal a press release which the NRL requires with a view to enable them again on the sphere subsequent week. 

The doc states that no particular person aside from the 13 gamers, plus Vaughan’s spouse, have been in attendance on the celebration, and that no gamers got here into contact with any particular person outdoors the NRL’s bubble. 

Had any participant come into contact with an individual outdoors the bubble it might have main ramifications for the league, forcing a two week isolation interval on all of the gamers who have been at Vaughan’s home.

The NRL and RLPA are reportedly drafting a brand new doc that shall be handed again to the payers to think about. 

Numerous the Dragons’ dozen are reportedly fantastic with signing the affidavit, however some refused.

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