Penrith Panthers star Brent Naden to make return to coaching subsequent week after sanction for constructive cocaine check


Sport Integrity Australia dominated the one-month interval be backdated to the date of his provisional suspension which means he’ll be capable of return to coaching and competitors on January 1.

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Penrith chief government Brian Fletcher mentioned Naden is predicted to return to pre-season coaching subsequent week.

“Our membership acknowledges the penalty handed to Brent Naden by the NRL in relation to his use of a leisure drug,” he mentioned. “Brent has come to grasp the numerous affect of his actions on his household, our membership and the sport of rugby league.

“He equally understands how lucky he’s to have the chance to return to the NRL in 2021.”

Fletcher mentioned Naden was “persevering with to work” by way of his private points.

“We anticipate he’ll return to Panthers pre-season coaching following the completion of his suspension,” Fletcher mentioned.

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