The Parramatta Eels have released a statement addressing the news that star half Corey Norman will face court on illegal drugs charges.

Read the full statement below:

The Parramatta Eels are aware of a court attendance notice provided to Corey Norman this afternoon by the NSW Police.

“Clearly this is a serious development that will now be factored into the club’s ongoing investigation,” Parramatta Eels director Geoff Gerard said.

“The club will continue to work closely with the NRL and relevant authorities throughout this process.”

“In accordance to the values of this football club, we will offer Corey the presumption of innocence and the opportunity to respond to the charges contained in today’s notice.”

“Importantly, we will continue to offer Corey all of the support and welfare resources available to everyone in the Eels family.”


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