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George Burgess Statement

The National Rugby League (NRL) notes that St George Illawarra Dragons player George Burgess has not been selected for tomorrow night’s NRL Premiership Game.

Following Burgess being charged with a criminal offence, the NRL is continuing to consider all available information and will offer the player or his representatives the opportunity to speak with the NRL.

Once the NRL has considered all available information, a decision will be made in the coming days concerning the application of the game’s No Fault Stand Down Policy.

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National Rugby League respects and honours the Traditional Custodians of the land and pay our respects to their Elders past, present and future. We acknowledge the stories, traditions and living cultures of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples on the lands we meet, gather and play on.

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