The NRL have made the following statement this afternoon:
The National Rugby League (NRL) today issued breach notices proposing fines for a player and club coaching staff who have breached biosecurity protocols.
The breach notices propose:
- South Sydney Rabbitohs coach Wayne Bennett be fined $20,000, to be paid in full.
- St George Illawarra Dragons player Paul Vaughan be fined $10,000, to be paid in full.
- Three members of the Brisbane Broncos coaching staff be fined $5,000 each, to be paid in full.