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SportRugby Australia probe Latu drink-driving report

20:00  18 may  2019
20:00  18 may  2019 Source:   reuters.com

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Rugby Australia are investigating a local media report that Wallabies hooker Tolu Latu was charged with drink - driving in the early hours of The Daily Telegraph reported Latu was discovered sleeping in his vehicle in Sydney's eastern suburbs and when tested returned an alcohol reading of 0.135 - a

SYDNEY, May 18 (Reuters) - Rugby Australia on Saturday said their "integrity unit" were investigating a local media report that Wallabies hooker Tolu Latu was charged with drink driving in the early hours of Thursday morning. Sydney's Daily Telegraph reported that Latu was discovered sleeping in his

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SYDNEY (Reuters) - Rugby Australia on Saturday said their "integrity unit" were investigating a local media report that Wallabies hooker Tolu Latu was charged with drink driving in the early hours of Thursday morning.

Sydney's Daily Telegraph reported that Latu was discovered sleeping in his vehicle in the east of the city and when tested returned an alcohol reading of 0.135 - a mid-range offence under New South Wales laws.

"Rugby Australia and New South Wales Rugby Union have been made aware today by the Daily Telegraph of an incident involving Wallabies and Waratahs hooker Tolu Latu," read a statement.

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" Rugby Australia 's Integrity Unit is working with the New South Wales Rugby Union to ascertain all of the facts". "You have to be fair", he told reporters. Hore cautioned against trying to connect Latu 's issue with Folau. But, with their season on the line, and backing up after a tough South African road trip, the

Rugby Australia probe Latu drink - driving report . — Share news in the SOC. Drunk driver stopped for second time in days, about seven times over the legal limit. Just days after a woman was caught high-range drink driving while on her way to the bottle shop, she has been caught again.A.

"Rugby Australia's Integrity Unit is working with the New South Wales Rugby Union to ascertain all of the facts."

Tonga-born Latu, who has played 12 tests for Australia and was in action for the Waratahs in Brisbane on Saturday night, recently returned from a six-week suspension for a reckless challenge in Super Rugby.

The report came a day after Rugby Australia and the Waratahs terminated the contract of fullback Israel Folau for a social media post that said gay people were destined for hell.

(Reporting by Nick Mulvenney, Editing by Pritha Sarkar)

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