Brisbane Broncos star Tevita Pangai Jr is set to have his $650,000 contract terminated by the club due to his COVID breach, according to multiple reports.
It is believed that the 24-year old deliberately beached COVID protocols over the weekend when he visited a barber shop.
According to News Corp, he will reportedly be hit with a with a breach-of-contract notice for his COVID offence after becoming caught up in a police raid on a Mongols bikie barber shop.
EXCLUSIVE: Tevita Pangai Jr to be sacked the Broncos. Will be hit with a breach notice today. His $650,000 contract set to be torn up for COVID breach. @travismeyn
— Pete Badel (@badel_cmail) August 11, 2020
— Ben Dobbin (@MyMateDobbo) August 11, 2020
BRONCO Pangai Jnr's contract to be torn up after he breached COVID rules deliberately. Broncos board decided the flagrant act is enough to cancel his contract with the club. Comes on the back of him talking to Nick Politis. They've had enough.
FULL story tonight @7NewsBrisbane
— Chris Garry (@ChrisGarry7) August 11, 2020
The Broncos are reportedly fed up and ready to rip up his contract immediately.
The club is also not happy over his self confessed call to Roosters chairman Nick Politis last week amid talk he was shopping himself to rival clubs.
Pangai Jr will have five days to to respond to the breach notice, but he has likely played his last game for the club.
He also faces a potential 40,000 fine from the NRL for his breach of biosecurity protocols.