The Courier-Mail

NRL star in assault arrest


WESTS Tigers forward Matthew Lodge has become the second NRL player charged this season over domestic violence allegation­s.

Lodge was stood down by the Tigers yesterday after being charged with offences that include stalking, intimidati­on and assault.

He was arrested in Sydney’s west on Thursday and taken to Blacktown police station.

Lodge has been charged with six counts of common assault, malicious damage, and stalking and intimidati­on, and was served with a provisiona­l apprehende­d domestic violence order.

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