Wests Tigers centre Tim Simona against the Titans in Round 23.

NRL statement on Tim Simona

The NRL today issued a notice of intention to cancel the registration of Wests Tigers player Tim Simona.

The notice relates to alleged breaches of the rules relating to gambling on NRL matches.

Simona will now be prohibited from training or playing with the club until the matter is finalised.

He will be given a chance to respond to the allegations before a final determination is made.

The NRL will not be commenting further until the matter is resolved.