Newcastle winger Tautau Moga charged with assaulting taxi driver

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  1. Timmah

    Timmah LeagueUnlimited News Editor Staff Member

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    It's the off-season that keeps on keeping on.

    Newcastle Knights statement
    Author: Newcastle Knights
    Timestamp: Fri 11 Jan 2019, 05:19 PM
    The Newcastle Knights were made aware of an incident involving a player on December 26, 2018.

    The Club alerted the NRL Integrity Unit at an appropriate time and are co-operating with the NSW Police.

    No further comment will be made.

    https://www.newcastleknights.com.au/news/2019/01/11/newcastle-knights-statement/

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    Knights centre Tautau Moga charged with common assault
    January 11, 2019 6:12pm
    by STAFF WRITERS
    Source: FOX SPORTS
    The NRL has been hit with yet another off-field scandal with Newcastle centre Tautau Moga charged with common assault.
    Moga, 25, allegedly hit a taxi driver in Newcastle on Boxing Day and was subsequently charged by police on January 9.

    He will face court on March 21.
    The Knights issued a statement on Friday afternoon.

    “The Newcastle Knights were made aware of an incident involving a player on December 26, 2018,” the statement read.

    “The club alerted the NRL Integrity Unit at an appropriate time and are co-operating with the NSW Police.

    “No further comment will be made.”

    Moga joined the Knights ahead of the 2018 season and made four appearances before suffering an anterior cruciate ligament rupture which ended his season.

    https://www.foxsports.com.au/nrl/nr...k=99096fea9ec1fb76875302f3f890396a-1547191038
     
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  3. Vic Mackey

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    26th isn’t a good date for someone
     
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    No incidents in 2019 makes it a good year so far. Give it time I guess....
     
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    I’ve run out of fingers and toes, how many off season incidents is that now?
     
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    Luckily Craig Mclachlan is taking the pressure off..
     
  8. Timmah

    Timmah LeagueUnlimited News Editor Staff Member

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    Tautau Moga named as the player in question:

     
  9. Valheru

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    Couldn't even give big papa his 15 minutes
     
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    He probably didn’t give his date the same courtesy either...
     
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    Honestly, what the actual f**k is happening here?

    I just wish we could catch Todd Greenberg doing something, the game would be better off
     
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    Who assaults a taxi driver? They pick you up drive you where you want and you pay them and get out. You only get in an argument if you are being a merkin.
     
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    What is it with players and taxi drivers? Do they think they are chauffeurs and get upset when they are asked to pay or something?
     
  14. mozza91

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    Whoosh still pretending to be a Knights fan?
     
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    Wonder what Hooper will have to say.
     
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    At least they don't discriminate... uber, taxi... taxify driver next?
     
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    It has been an entertaining off season, takes the focus off our shit cricket team.

    But in all seriousness, surely the nrl will use this off season as a catalyst for change now
     
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    Uber eats is my guess
     
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    Courtesy bus drivers better look out.
     

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