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Simona stood down over NRL betting scandal

NZ Newswire logoNZ Newswire 17/02/2017 Steve Zemek

Tim Simona of the Tigers © Cameron Spencer/Getty Images Tim Simona of the Tigers Wests Tigers back Tim Simona is facing being rubbed out of the game after becoming embroiled in a betting scandal.

The NRL said they had issued Simona with a notice to cancel his registration after he was alleged to have broken rules relating to gambling on the game.

Simona has the right to appeal but has been stood down from training and will not be allowed to play before the matter is finalised.

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