NRL stars are filmed with ‘white stuff’ on hotel room table – hours after their team crashed out of Premier League
- Two Melbourne Storm players filmed in hotel room with white substance
- The embarrassing footage comes just hours before Rugby League’s Dally Ms
- The NRL has confirmed it is investigating the vision posted on social media
- It is understood that the video was taken just hours after Storm’s loss in the semi-finals
Two Melbourne Storm players were caught on camera with a “white substance” just hours after being knocked out of their Grand Final qualifier against the Penrith Panthers on Saturday.
The NRL has confirmed it is investigating the shock video posted to social media, with the embarrassing discovery coming moments before the start of Monday’s Dally M Awards, first held in Brisbane.
Mobile phone footage seen by Daily Mail Australia appears to show two players in a hotel room with white powder on a table with a rolled up note and card.
Mobile phone footage seen by Daily Mail Australia appears to show two players in a hotel room with white powder on a table with a rolled up note and map (pictured)
Several other unknown males are also seen in the room.
Melbourne Storm management has yet to release a statement on the incident.
This year’s Minor Premiers were beaten by the Penrith Panthers 10-6 in Saturday’s preliminary final, dashing their hopes of a back-to-back Grand Final.
The unsavory off-pitch drama comes as the rugby league’s biggest stars march down the red carpet with their partners for Code Night.
For the first time in history, the lavish event to recognize the game’s top talent takes place in Brisbane after every team was forced to relocate to South East Queensland due to the coronavirus outbreak in New South Wales.
Walsh wrapped up an incredible rookie season which included playing State of Origin for Queensland by winning the Rookie of the Year award.
Images emerged of young NRL pistol Reece Walsh at a Gold Coast nightclub ahead of his arrest on Saturday night. This incident is unrelated to the Queensland player
Concerns about the existence of a pervasive culture of drug use in sports escalated after young NRL gunman Reece Walsh was arrested at a nightclub for refusing to leave and possessing drugs. cocaine.
The New Zealand Warriors full-back appeared alongside the club’s CEO and coach on Sunday afternoon, tearfully admitting to being arrested for possession of the drug and using it overnight.
A video shared on social media shows a fuzzy-eyed Walsh dancing at a Gold Coast nightclub on Saturday and repeatedly lifting his shirt to show off his abs.
Walsh sings and gestures towards the camera before propelling himself up a staircase and lifting his legs. The video was captioned “Some Reece Lines”.
The New Zealand Warriors full-back appeared in a video alongside the club’s CEO and coach on Sunday afternoon, tearfully admitting to being arrested for possession of the drugs
Walsh was arrested at Surfers Paradise on Saturday night, hours after Penrith’s preliminary final victory over the Melbourne Storm.
Walsh was given a “direction” to leave an area near Cavill Avenue, but officers still found him there 45 minutes later.
The 19-year-old was filmed arguing with police before being handcuffed and taken to a police station where a search revealed he was in possession of cocaine.
Walsh introduced Warriors fans via a video Sunday afternoon to admit he had the drugs and apologize for “getting himself into a bit of trouble.”
NRL star Reece Walsh was arrested on the Gold Coast with footage showing the 19-year-old taken away by police
“Officers told me last night to move on. I didn’t move and it led to me being arrested and taken back to the police station, ” Walsh said.
“When I returned to the police station, I was searched and had a small bag of cocaine, part of which I had overnight.
“No one else is involved in this. It’s only on me and I raise my hand. I never should have. It is a mistake I made, I am aware of it and I really feel remorse.