SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MAY 21: Tim Simona of the Tigers is tackled during the round 11 NRL match between the Wests Tigers and the Newcastle Knights at Campbelltown Sports Stadium on May 21, 2016 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Tim Simona set to be banned after gambling on NRL games

The NRL today issued a notice of intention to cancel the registration of Wests Tigers player Tim Simona.

The notice relates to alleged breaches of the rules relating to gambling on NRL matches.

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Simona will now be prohibited from training or playing with the club until the matter is finalised.

He will be given a chance to respond to the allegations before a final determination is made.

The NRL will not be commenting further until the matter is resolved.

The Wests Tigers have released the following statement:

Wests Tigers have been made aware that player Tim Simona is currently under investigation by the NRL Integrity Unit in regards to allegations of breaches of the rules relating to gambling on NRL matches.

The Club will be making no further comment until the investigation is complete.

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