Roosters halfback Mitchell Pearce in action against the Tigers on Friday night.

Pearce apologises for weekend incident

Suspended Roosters halfback Mitchell Pearce has apologised for the weekend incident that led to his one-game ban and $20,000 fine. 

"I just want to take the time to apologise to everyone for my actions the last couple of days," he said in a heartfelt message to fans on the Roosters website. 

"It's been hard on everyone involved. I've brought it all on myself, I take full responsibility."

Watch Pearce's apology here