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Raiders in the drugs and match fixing frame
Posted By johnboy On 12 February, 2013 @ 8:25 am In Featured,League,News,Sport | 24 Comments
The ABC reports  that the sports doping scandal is coming home to Canberra:
North Queensland, Penrith and Canberra have become the first NRL teams to come forward as the hunt to find the clubs involved in the Australian Crime Commission’s probe into the use of illicit drugs began in earnest.
The NRL put the heat back on its sides after the ACC granted the league permission to notify the clubs referred to in the ACC’s Project Aperio report.
The Cowboys outed themselves late on Monday night, while Penrith and Canberra reportedly confirmed they were also clubs in the spotlight.
The report is very light on for detail.
With the links between the tattoo industry and organised crime it does throw Sunday’s weird splash  into a different light.
The team’s unpredictable form in recent years take on a different complexion as well.
UPDATE: The Daily Telegraph explains  a little more.
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 reports: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-02-12/cowboys2c-panthers2c-raiders-step-into-the-spotlight/4513474?section=sport
 Sunday’s weird splash: http://www.smh.com.au/lifestyle/life/skin-and-bros-tattoos-all-part-of-the-culture-club-for-young-stars-20130208-2e4ey.html
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 explains: http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/sport/nrl/penrith-panthers-and-north-queensland-cowboys-admit-involvement-in-acc-investigation-into-drugs-and-corruption-in-sport/story-e6frexnr-1226575763705
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