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Panther winger Brent Naden.

Panthers centre Brent Naden has accepted the personal apology of fans who abused him during a game against the Warriors on the Central Coast.

The NRL on Monday confirmed its investigation into the spectators' behaviour last month has concluded, with Naden consulted on the governing body's handling on the matter.

The incident involving a number of fans occurred during a Penrith win over the Warriors at Central Coast Stadium on August 14. 

The fans responsible have been offered a program of education around "respect for players and the effect that abuse can have on our participants", according to the NRL's statement on the matter.

The course of action was determined with input from Naden and the Australian Rugby League Indigenous Council (ARLIC) in light of the NRL Integrity Unit's investigation.

Naden has spoken to one of the individuals involved on that day and accepted an apology on behalf of the group.

The spectators will not be banned from attending NRL games, with NRL CEO Andrew Abdo thanking Naden for his approach to the matter.

"The game will not tolerate any form of abuse against our players - be it physical, verbal or online trolling," Abdo said.

"I commend Brent Naden for taking a strong stand on this matter and the way in which he has conducted himself throughout the process.

"I’m pleased Brent had the opportunity to share how he feels and I’m pleased that an apology has been made and accepted."

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