An unnamed Brisbane Broncos player has been charged, following allegations the player assaulted a woman over the weekend.
Seven News is reporting the Brisbane player will face court after allegedly slapping and manhandling a woman known to him on Sunday night.
The player has not been named for legal reasons.
Both the NRL and Broncos are aware of the allegations and the NRL’s integrity unit is investigating.
— 7 News Brisbane (@7NewsBrisbane) January 17, 2018
“The club has been made aware of a private matter involving a player that currently sits within a court proceeding,” a Broncos statement said.
“The NRL integrity unit was immediately made aware of the matter by the Broncos, and no further comment can be made until the matter is resolved.”