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sport news NRL: Ricky Stuart cops $25,000 fine after 'weak-gutted dog' slur trends now
sport news NRL: Ricky Stuart cops $25,000 fine after 'weak-gutted dog' slur trends now

sport news NRL: Ricky Stuart cops $25,000 fine after 'weak-gutted dog' slur trends now

Ricky Stuart cops $25,000 fine - the BIGGEST penalty for a post-match comment - after 'weak-gutted dog' slur directed at Jaeman Salmon as NRL chief Andrew Abdo SLAMS Raiders coach's 'completely unacceptable' tirade Ricky Stuart has copped a $25,000 fine for his slur against Jaeman Salmon  The Canberra coach labelled the Panthers star a 'weak-gutted dog' on Saturday NRL chief Andrew Abdo described the comments as 'completely unaccaptable' 

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NRL CEO Andrew Abdo has declared Ricky Stuart's 'weak-gutted dog' slur unacceptable in any circumstances as he banned the Canberra coach for one match and fined him $25,000.

Stuart's penalty, the harshest ever imposed for NRL post-match media conference comments, followed his shock outburst about Penrith playmaker Jaeman Salmon on Saturday night.

Stuart's fine takes his career tally for post-match comments to $160,000, with the league promising to ensure it comes out of his own pocket.

Ricky Stuart has copped a $25,000 fine for his extraordinary slur on Saturday night

Ricky Stuart has copped a $25,000 fine for his extraordinary slur on Saturday night

But it is the time away from his team that will hurt Stuart most, especially with the Raiders in a desperate struggle to make the top eight ahead Sunday's clash with St George Illawarra.

Under the terms of the ban, Stuart will not be able to attend Canberra's headquarters or game, nor have contact with players or coaches regarding training or match-day tactics.

'These are significant steps we have taken,' Abdo said.

'We have taken them because it is completely unacceptable for any person in the game to use language like the language Ricky used on Saturday.

The Canberra coach labelled a Penrith player a 'weak-gutted dog' after their defeat

The Canberra coach labelled a

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