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Willie Mason

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by mozgrame, Jan 27, 2014.

  1. mozgrame

    mozgrame Well-Known Member

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    Big Willie was done for mid range drink driving this morning on his way to training. Go the Knights! :D
     
  2. HappilyManly

    HappilyManly MWTS Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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    Apparently there are also two lower grade Players from other Clubs (Not Manly) in strife :s

    ASADA needs to test Alcohol Tolerance Levels for NRL Players, to see who becomes an f*wit after exposure to it :idea:
     
  3. Eagle Rock

    Eagle Rock Active Member

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    All the NRL Boys get plenty of Education Training on Drugs, Alcohol and Parties, throughout the season, there is No Excuse. If you have training the next morning, you have a quiet night.
     
  4. Lord Eagleton

    Lord Eagleton Well-Known Member

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    Rugby league boys will be rugby league boys
     
  5. Frogz

    Frogz Well-Known Member Premium Member

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    Gee the "super coach" Bennett is having his fair share of failures, both at Newcastle and with the Details that emerged on Sunday of exciting centre Dane Gagai, who joined Newcastle in 2012 after being sacked by Brisbane, going missing at an emerging Queensland Origin camp following a boozy night out.

    The 23-year-old had a night out during the January 17-19 camp and didn't front for training the next day at the camp being run by Knights coach Wayne Bennett at the Queensland Academy of Sport in Brisbane.
     
  6. Brissie Kid

    Brissie Kid Well-Known Member

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    Scheduling any sort of training session the day after Australia Day? Smarts?

    The tv news no.2 story was a NRL player on mid range drink driving. Fine, Let's shame him and his employer. They even went to the NRL office and made out they should be doing something about the player.

    Later they reported there were 171 caught drink driving this Australia Day weekend. None of them were named. None of their employers were bullied by the media into sanctioning their employee.

    It's a pity the other 170 aren't outed like the NRL footballer, his employer and even the NRL. Maybe then the 2015 Australia Day will have a lot less than 171 caught and many more doing it anyway.

    Our society is insane putting footballers as life's #1 example to follow.
     
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    • Bearfax

      Bearfax Well-Known Member

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      It wasnt his fault. Someone spiked his scotch with beer.
       
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      • HappilyManly

        HappilyManly MWTS Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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        Don't Players get Public Holidays off :huh:
         
      • Las Vegas Blvd

        Las Vegas Blvd Active Member

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        Oldcastle have had a shocking offseason with another 2 incidents on top of that !
         
      • wedgetail eagle

        wedgetail eagle Well-Known Member Premium Member

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        The Police & Government should tell people that its illegal to drink & drive, instead of just springing it on people like poor Willy.
         
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        • winnyason

          winnyason Well-Known Member

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          do doctors, teachers, politicans, government wankers get the asada treatement
           
        • COMMANDER

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          The Club is culpable by organising an early morning training run on a day the rest of the country has off.
           
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          • Mals

            Mals Well-Known Member Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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            Yeah the club should have organised a bus to go collect the players from their homes ;)
             
          • Clint

            Clint . Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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            Lol
             
          • Alan

            Alan Well-Known Member

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            Totally agree.

            Whilst not condoning any DUI, at least Big Willie had the brains to do the right thing and catch a cab home on the night (hope he didn't do a runner) and as he said "just didn't think the next morning"

            Still a dope, but only half a dope.
             
          • SeaEagleRock8

            SeaEagleRock8 Sea Eagle Lach Staff Member Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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            And a big brekky bbq to help them overcome their hangovers.
             
          • Jethro

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            Mason apologises for drink-driving

            By James MacSmith

            AAP

            7:26pm Mon 27th January, 2014


            Willie Mason has apologised after adding to a horror off-season for Newcastle when he was charged with drink-driving.

            The Knights forward recorded a blood alcohol reading of 0.09 after being pulled over for a random breath test on his way to training on Monday morning.

            Click here to read the full article.
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            Knights statement on Willie Mason

            By Newcastle Knights

            NRL.com

            12:22pm Mon 27th January, 2014

            Willie Mason failed a random breath test on his way to training early on Monday morning.

            Mason is due to appear in court on February 20, 2014 in relation to this charge.

            The Club will make no further comment until the matter is concluded.

            http://www.nrl.com/knights-statement-on-willie-mason/tabid/10874/newsid/75999/default.aspx
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            Knights prop Willie Mason adds a drink driving charge to a long list of controversial incidents

            Click here to read the article.
             
          • globaleagle

            globaleagle Deux bourbons s'il vous plait Staff Member Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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            Knights centre Dane Gagai has been sidelined from Queensland selection after hitting the turps during an emerging Origin camp and missing a training run.

            Queensland coach Mal Meninga said last night the 23-year-old would have to do his "penance" and pay the consequences for breaking team rules.

            http://www.triplem.com.au/sydney/sport/nrl/news/2014/1/newcastle-knights-dane-gagai-sidelined-from-queensland-selection-after-origin-breach/
             
          • MadMarcus

            MadMarcus Local Lunatic 2017 Tipping Competitor

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            NSW police should just lock up the entire Knights team and be done with it.
             
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            • Lord Eagleton

              Lord Eagleton Well-Known Member

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              Lol they are not having a very good run are they. And to think the NRL slugged Manly with a $100 000 fine (is my memory correct?) for Brett getting pissed at the season launch.

              Newcastle have about 5 or 6 serious police matters (unlike Brett's court case which was a stitch up). We had 1, which was questionable at best. Shouldnt Newcastle be in line for a $100 000 fine?
               

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