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Having played against the Titans Matthew Lodge has been stood down from the Wests Tigers' Round 2 clash.

Wests Tigers have today been informed that player Matthew Lodge was arrested while holidaying in the United States.

Lodge has been charged with a number of offences following an incident while in New York.

The Club has made the decision to terminate Lodge’s playing contract, effective immediately.

Wests Tigers CEO Justin Pascoe said that the Club would not tolerate this type of behaviour.

"The Club is incredibly disappointed to learn that Matthew Lodge has been charged by police while overseas on holiday," said Pascoe.

"We have since made the decision to terminate Lodge’s playing contract with Wests Tigers, effective immediately."

For more on this story visit weststigers.com.au

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