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Driving very fast without a licence? Allegedly the Raiders’ Josh Dugan

By johnboy - 8 February 2012 36

The Herald Sun brings news that Canberra’s young star Josh Dugan will face the magistrate for speeding despite already having a suspended licence:

Dugan will appear in ACT Magistrates Court next week to face charges of high-range speeding and driving while suspended.

The Daily Telegraph understands police will allege he was travelling at more than 105km/h in a 60km/h zone.

The NRL All Stars fullback pleaded not guilty to both charges from August last year that the Canberra Raiders chose to keep under wraps – not even informing the NRL as most clubs do out of courtesy when police charges are laid against their players.

They also organised his legal representation for the hearing on Thursday next week.

Josh’s management say he wasn’t aware of the suspension at the time in question.

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Driving very fast without a licence? Allegedly the Raiders’ Josh Dugan
6matt9 3:02 pm 08 Feb 12

God damn footy heads.

Thumper 2:34 pm 08 Feb 12

New Yeah said :

dph said :

This type of stuff just typifies Rugby League.

Or does it just typify young males?

Young males with overinflated sense of ego, living in a bubble surrounded by yes men and more money than they can poke a stick at.

Exibit B your honor, Bernard Tomic

dph 2:15 pm 08 Feb 12

Mess said :

dph said :

This type of stuff just typifies Rugby League.

and I suppose Union / AFL players are just sooooo much better.

Regardless, wouldn’t you say that this type of behaviour & attitude, is running rampant throughout the NRL?

KB1971 1:43 pm 08 Feb 12

dph said :

This type of stuff just typifies Rugby League.

But Summernats is the root of all evil, didn’t you know?

New Yeah 1:31 pm 08 Feb 12

dph said :

This type of stuff just typifies Rugby League.

Or does it just typify young males?

VYBerlinaV8_is_back 1:28 pm 08 Feb 12

“Josh’s management say he wasn’t aware of the suspension at the time in question.”

Was he aware that he was driving more than 45km/h over the speed limit?

NoImRight 1:23 pm 08 Feb 12

I really must reread before I hit submit. Sorry for the extra words wot dun nufin. Sigh

Eppo 1:22 pm 08 Feb 12

Mess said :

dph said :

This type of stuff just typifies Rugby League.

and I suppose Union / AFL players are just sooooo much better.

Well, yes. They are.

I can’t remember the last time a Brumbies player was disqualified for driving, had simulated sex with a dog, got drunk and pissed on other patrons at a bar, got caught drink driving, took a dump in a hotel etc etc etc…

If RL players are not as badly behaved, I guess they’re just much worse at not being caught?

NoImRight 1:12 pm 08 Feb 12

I would say RL continues to implode but it seems it seems doesnt. No matter how often this stuff comes up no real action is taken to deal with the root cause. Every now and then a player is sacrificed and forced to scuttle of to the UK and live in abject splendour but it otherwise the beat goes on.

Mess 12:47 pm 08 Feb 12

dph said :

This type of stuff just typifies Rugby League.

and I suppose Union / AFL players are just sooooo much better.

Thumper 12:45 pm 08 Feb 12

Spectra said :

I’m not clear on how someone could be unaware their license had been suspended. Was it some kind of double-secret-suspension?

Raiders management ‘forgot’ to tell him?

dph 12:36 pm 08 Feb 12

This type of stuff just typifies Rugby League.

Spectra 12:13 pm 08 Feb 12

I’m not clear on how someone could be unaware their license had been suspended. Was it some kind of double-secret-suspension?

Thumper 11:10 am 08 Feb 12

Yawn..

Another one…

pptvb 10:38 am 08 Feb 12

ala Carney….Tatts don’t make you a man.

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