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The Newcastle Knights have released a statement on prop Jacob Saifiti via their club wesbite following an altercation that occurred over the weekend, leaving the 22-year old hospitalised.

Newcastle Knights player Jacob Saifiti was involved in an altercation in Hamilton on Sunday morning which resulted in him suffering a broken leg,” the statement reads.

“The incident occurred outside the Greenroof hotel.

“Saifiti was involved in a verbal altercation with a patron which was broken up by security.

“Security staff acted appropriately and effectively.

“Subsequently, after Saifiti left the establishment, he and a man came together.

“There was a push and shove which resulted in Saifiti suffering a punch.

“Having fallen awkwardly as a result of the punch, Saifiti injured his leg and was transported to hospital by security staff.

“The matter is now with the police.

“Given the facts, Saifiti may be subject to disciplinary action taken by the Club at the appropriate time.”

5 COMMENTS

  1. “Given the facts, Saifiti may be subject to disciplinary action taken by the Club at the appropriate time.”

    That sounds like “doublespeak” for pulling a Roosters on Paul Carter or a “woof woof” on Mitchell Pearce and use (or invent) a reason to dump a player for salary cap and recruitment ex expediency. Enter Klemmer and “possibly” Cook.

    • That sounds like “doublespeak” for pulling a Rabbits back in 2016 0ff season on Paul Carter and Kirisome Auva’a and use (or invent) a reason to dump a player for salary cap and recruitment ex expediency. Enter for 2017 season with big hopes NSW & Australian rep Robbie Farah, and Penrith recruit Robert Jennings. 😂😂😆😆😀🤣🤣😁🤣🤣😀😆😂😂😂 Line up Reg and Woody will keep knocking them down…..💪👴👎💥💥💥💥💥🐓

      • Woody, you can knock down as many “imaginary” pins as you want but Carter was moved on for the same reasons as Dylan Walker and James Roberts… repeated infringements in the club’s code of conduct. While Auva’a initially had issues with off-field ill-discipline/breaches of conduct but then could not recapture his 2014 form when he was finally given an opportunity.

        Souths have never had a problem with their salary cap mate. Misdirection doesn’t work on a bunny Woody. Our eyes are sharper and our brains are bigger than our Rooster rivals.

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