More Dragons drama as NRL request refused

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A fig of Dragons players who attended Paul Vaughan's enactment are reportedly refusing to motion a papers that would let them to play adjacent week.

Twelve players congregated astatine Vaughan's house past play to observe their triumph implicit the Warriors, breaching the NSW lockdown protocols and the NRL's biosecurity bubble. 

Vaughan, a repetition offender, was subsequently sacked by the Dragons, portion each of the players who attended his location were stood down for 1 crippled and fined.

Paul Vaughan had his Dragons declaration ripped up (Getty)

The NRL has granted the Dragons the quality to dispersed those suspensions retired implicit 4 rounds to let manager Anthony Griffin to tract a competitory squad each week. 

But according to a study successful the Daily Telegraph, a fig of players person received ineligible proposal to not motion a connection which the NRL requires successful bid to let them backmost connected the tract adjacent week. 

The papers states that nary idiosyncratic different than the 13 players, positive Vaughan's wife, were successful attendance astatine the party, and that nary players came into interaction with immoderate idiosyncratic extracurricular the NRL's bubble. 

Had immoderate subordinate travel into interaction with a idiosyncratic extracurricular the bubble it would person large ramifications for the league, forcing a 2 week isolation play connected each the players who were astatine Vaughan's house.

The NRL and RLPA are reportedly drafting a caller papers that volition beryllium handed backmost to the payers to consider. 

A fig of the Dragons' twelve are reportedly good with signing the affidavit, but immoderate refused.

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