7 Jul 2009

How low can NRL go

7:45 am on 7 July 2009

The National Rugby League has plunged to an embarrassing low with the Sydney Roosters fined $62,000 and Queensland Origin star Nate Myles suspended for six games for defecating on the floor of a Central Coast hotel in a drunken stupor.

The Queensland forward was found early on Sunday morning, disorientated and naked in a hotel corridor after he had tried to gain entry into the room of a family who were leaving their accommodation.

It is yet another body blow in a season to forget for the NRL, and it's the third alcohol-related incident involving a Roosters player in as many weeks.

Two weeks ago coach Brad Fittler fined himself $10,000 for his own drunken episode in Townsville when he was half-naked and tried to enter a woman's room.