The Wests Tigers have released a statement on the club’s website after an incident at a strip club on Saturday night.
7 News Sydney claim that drug dog raids swept through the Illinois Hotel in Five Dock, and included a room that housed two Tigers players.
.@WestsTigers players have been involved in drug raids conducted at the weekend. Sources have told 7 News that police from Burwood carried out drug dog raids at the Illinois Hotel in Five Dock on Saturday night. @laurakatebanks #NRL #7News pic.twitter.com/67vYcCDXTP
— 7 News Sydney (@7NewsSydney) September 7, 2018
The club released the following statement on the issue.
Wests Tigers would like to make Members, Corporate Partners and fans aware of a matter that the club has been working through with Josh Reynolds and Luke Brooks.
Reynolds and Brooks came to the club to make it aware of a situation they found themselves in on Saturday night.
The two players were at an Inner West venue with a larger group throughout the evening. During the night NSW Police conducted a search of the venue.
NSW Police searched the entire group Reynolds and Brooks were with, and recorded the events, with both players remaining at the venue once Police left. Neither player has had any further contact with NSW Police since the event.
The club has contact the NRL Integrity Unit regarding the matter.
Wests Tigers will take no further action regarding this matter.