A Sydney Roosters player has allegedly been involved in a pub brawl in Sydney’s east.
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The Sydney Roosters have informed the NRL integrity unit of an incident in Sydney’s east on Sunday morning that allegedly involved on of their players.
A 35-year-old man was taken to St Vincents Hospital after suffering a broken nose in a fight at the Golden Sheaf Hotel just before 1.30am, according to the ABC.
The injured man claims one member of the group involved in the incident was a Sydney Roosters player.
“I’ve been coming here for two-and-a-half years and the bouncers grabbed me, the bouncers grabbed the bloke, held his ID, the other three came up and they let them all go after they assaulted someone,” the man told ABC News.
“One-hit punch, I’m unconscious on the ground, you don’t let someone go.
“I was unconscious for two-and-a-half minutes and they woke me up with my face like this.”
The Roosters published a statement saying they had informed the NRL of the incident.
“The Sydney Roosters are aware of an overnight incident at Double Bay which allegedly involved a Roosters player,” the statement read.
“The club has informed the NRL Integrity Unit.
“As this is a matter involving the police, the club is not in a position to make any further comment at this time.”