Suns coach Rodney Eade has asked players to come forward if they believe they will be caught up in investigations…
The Gold Coast Suns are confident none of it players will be caught up in the Queensland Crime and Corruption Commission’s investigation into a cocaine trafficking syndicate in south-east Queensland.
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Karmichael Hunt, now contracted to Super Rugby club Queensland Reds, was served with a notice to appear in court after his alleged involvement in the saga.
Suns coach Rodney Eade called upon any players involved to come forward, to which none of have done so far.
“We’ve had no information that our players have been involved in anything at this stage, and we have asked the players to come forward as well and they haven’t done so,” Eade was quoted by AAP.
“Certainly at this stage fingers crossed that there is nothing ongoing.
“If (more players are involved), well we’ll cross that bridge when it does but certainly at this stage we seem to be okay.
“I don’t think any code or any club is immune to any sort of controversy.”
Five Gold Coast Titans players have been stood down following the investigations, including star player Greg Bird.
The five players involved in the drugs scandal – Greg Bird, David Taylor, Beau Falloon, Jamie Dowling and Kalifa Faifai Loa – will not be considered for selection for the Titans’ opening match of the season against Wests Tigers on March 7.
All players will meet with the Titans board on Friday in an attempt to argue why they should not have their contracts torn up.