March 19, 2019

NRL Sydney Roosters player Watts charged with assaulting woman

You think I look bad? you should see the other girl.

Sydney Roosters NRL player Anthony Watts has been charged with assaulting a 24 year-old woman at a party at a house in Coogee last night.

Roosters management say they are investigating Watts and team mate Todd Carney who went out together after the Roosters’ 24-6 loss to the Brisbane Broncos in Gosford yesterday. They expect to report back to the NRL within 48 hours.

Carney has had his own drink related problems and is on a good behaviour bond after a drink driving conviction.

Sydney Roosters chief executive Steve Noyce said the seriousness of the charge underlined the need to ensure that all the facts were established before any judgment was made by the club.

Watt, 24, was charged after he allegedly punched the woman in the face during an argument at a Coogee apartment about 4am today.

Watts allegedly went on to strike her numerous times to the back of the head, police said in a statement.

The woman was allegedly thrown into a couch and struck her head.

She suffered bruising and swelling to her left eye as a result of the alleged incident.

Watts was bailed to appear before Waverley Local Court on April 21.

A provisional domestic apprehended violence order (AVO) has been taken out against him.

Another day another rugby league player doing something criminally dumb under the influence of alcohol. Newswarped hopes some of these drongo’s learn their set plays a lot faster than they learn how to control their drinking.


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