NRL refers betting investigations to NSW Police

The National Rugby League has today referred investigations into betting activity surrounding the Round 24 match between the Bulldogs and the Cowboys to the NSW Police.<br><br>During the last week the NRL has, with the assistance of Mr Ray Murrihy and betting agencies, reviewed an unusually large number of bets placed on the first point-scoring option in the match.<br><br>The focus of the NRL’s investigation to date remains the extent of the betting activity and any irregularities that it may present.<br><br>“Clearly this is a matter that requires the most thorough investigation possible and we believe it is in everyone’s interests for the Police to be involved,” NRL Chief Executive, Mr David Gallop, said today.<br><br>“We have informally shared with them the information that has been compiled to date and will continue to work with them to assist with any investigation that may result.<br><br>“At this stage the NRL has not made any accusations against any individuals.”