Broncos recruit caught drink driving

New Brisbane recruit James Segeyaro has landed himself in trouble after being caught drink driving.

Fox Sports has reported that the hooker, who signed for the Broncos earlier this month, was caught on his way to buy a morning coffee.

Segeyaro was on his P-plates and as a consequence should have had a zero reading.

“The Brisbane Broncos can confirm that James Segeyaro has been issued with a notice to appear for driving under the influence of alcohol,” the Broncos said in a statement.

“Segeyaro recorded a breath test reading well under 0.05 in Brisbane this morning (May 27), but due to the fact he is on a Provisional Licence he has been issued with a notice to appear. The NRL Integrity Unit has been informed and the club is working through the issue in conjunction with them.”

Segeyaro was handed an NRL lifeline after spending time in the NSW Cup earlier this year following his release from Cronulla owing to their salary cap issues.

His opportunity came as a consequence of the injury to Andrew McCullough.

The PNG international made an instant impact for the Broncos, scoring a try in their gritty 15-10 win over the Roosters in Round 10.

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