Manly bosses back NRL life bans for fixers

VideoImageNRL: Some seriously concerning allegations of match fixing in the NRL. Steve Renouf spoke with Fox Sports News.

Manly coach Trent Barrett, Manly Chairman Scott Penn, Ken Arhturson, Manly CEO Joe Kelly and Jamie Lyon.“The Sea Eagles fully support the strong stance by NRL CEO Todd Greenberg that any player found guilty of match fixing be banned for life,” Penn and Kelly said in their statement.“We will continue to support our players one hundred per cent and give them the presumption of innocence — particularly against unfair mainstream and social media innuendo.“We will continue to monitor the situation and openly communicate with Members, Corporate Partners and Supporters if any further information comes to hand.“Meanwhile, we will concentrate on winning football games starting with Canberra in Canberra tonight.”Sea Eagles CEO Joe Kelly with Scott Penn (Chairman of the Board).Source:News Corp AustraliaTHE STATEMENT READS: The Owners, Board and Staff of the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles want to assure its Members, Corporate Partners and Supporters that the Club will fully co-operate with the NRL and NSW Organised Crime Squad in its examination of information in to alleged match fixing.The Club emphatically states:* It values the Integrity of …

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