By Adam Mccleery For Daily Mail Australia and Australian Associated Press
Published: 02:52 BST, 14 August 2019 | Updated: 02:56 BST, 14 August 2019
An NRL player in the midst of a fresh scandal faces a huge fine for photos released of him holding a small bag containing white powder.
Parramatta Eels forward Shaun Lane faces a $20,000 fine for the alleged breach of the NRL code of conduct after images taken during Mad Monday celebrations in Sydney in 2018 leaked online.
In the pictures Lane is seen holding a small bag up to the camera before putting something into his mouth.
Parramatta Eels forward Shaun Lane (pictured) faces a $20,000 fine for an alleged breach of the code of conduct after the images taken during Mad Monday celebrations in Sydney in 2018 leaked online
The Daily Telegraph reported sanctions from both the NRL and the Parramatta Eels could be as high as $20,000 but the hulking forward will avoid suspension.
The photos were taken during the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles' Mad Monday harbour cruise in Sydney in