14 Dec 2016

Fifita slapped with NRL breach notice

6:36 am on 14 December 2016

Cronulla prop Andrew Fifita has been hit with an National Rugby League breach notice over his show of support for convicted killer Kieran Loveridge.

Cronulla Sharks prop Andrew Fifita

Cronulla Sharks prop Andrew Fifita Photo: Photosport

The NRL said it had concluded its investigation into several incidents in which the Sharks' grand final hero had written Loveridge's initials on his wrist strapping.

After meeting with the integrity unit, Fifita was given five days to respond to the NRL's notice.

Fifita has fallen foul of NRL officials for several off-field incidents in the past few years and was barred from being selected for Australia for the recent Four Nations tournament in England

He was ruled ineligible for the Kangaroos because of his connection with one-punch killer Loveridge.