Parramatta have fined forward Peni Terepo $25,000 and suspended him for two matches – which have already been served – following an alcohol related incident earlier this March.
The Eels have released the following statement in full on their website.
Parramatta Eels Club has fined Peni Terepo $25,000 and suspended him for two matches (already served) of the 2019 NRL Telstra Premiership for an alcohol related incident that happened earlier this month. The Club reached its decision following discussions with the NRL Integrity Unit and the RLPA.
In addition, Peni has agreed to an alcohol management plan and the Club will continue to provide him welfare and support.
Peni has demonstrated genuine remorse for his actions and the Club is working closely with him to ensure he has a clear understanding of his personal responsibilities.