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NRL opens probe in claim Warriors player used homophobic slur right in front of the ref

‘Get up, Kyle, you f*****’: NRL ‘launch an investigation’ after disgusting homophobic slur is directed at a Warriors player throughout Friday evening conflict

The NRL has reportedly launched an investigation into an homophobic slur that’s alleged to have been used throughout the Warriors’ thrilling 25-24 win over North Queensland on Friday evening.

According to the Daily Telegraph, the NRL was wanting into reviews a Warriors player had uttered the slur halfway by way of the second half.

In footage that started circulating on Twitter shortly afterward, a voice seems to yell out: ‘Get up Kyle, you f*****’.

The Warriors' win against North Queensland was overshadowed by allegations of a homophobic slur aimed at a Cowboys player

The Warriors’ win towards North Queensland was overshadowed by allegations of a homophobic slur geared toward a Cowboys player

The NRL has lengthy taken a robust stance towards homophobic slurs and the perpetrator might discover himself in sizzling waters, ought to the allegations be confirmed.

The incident might take the shine off a particular evening for the Warriors, who twice got here from behind to defeat the Cowboys in golden level in Redcliffe.

The Warriors trailed 18-6 after which, after drawing degree with tries both aspect of halftime, 24-18 as each groups sniffed an opportunity to enhance to 3-2 on Friday evening.

A Warriors player allegedly referred to as out ‘Get up Kyle, you f*****’ in the second half

Shaun Johnson kicked a match-winning field goal in golden point for the Warriors

Shaun Johnson kicked a match-winning discipline objective in golden level for the Warriors 

Shaun Johnson ultimately kicked a discipline objective to safe a 25-24 win for the Warriors, lifting them to sixth on the ladder, one place above the Cowboys.

‘The quantity of goal-line defence we did, to offer us an opportunity to win the sport, I assumed we deserved to win,’ Warriors coach Nathan Brown instructed the AAP.

‘We earned the right to win and at the finish of the day it was Shaun’s wobbliest discipline objective that went over.

‘That’s three in a row and we have discovered some development in some areas.’

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