Tigers star in hot water over quarantine breach

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Wests Tigers centre James Roberts has been photographed lasting connected his flat balcony connected the Gold Coast portion helium was meant to beryllium successful hard lockdown.

The Wests Tigers announced contiguous the NRL has reported the breach to Queensland Health.

Roberts is presently unavailable to play for the Tigers, being stuck successful quarantine aft being a adjacent interaction of idiosyncratic astatine a COVID-19 vulnerability tract successful Sydney which didn't let him to question to Queensland with the remainder of his teammates.

James Roberts. (Getty)

Under the restrictions imposed by the Queensland government, windows and doors successful apartments person been gaffer taped shut to halt those successful the NRL bubble going onto their balconies.

Queensland's main aesculapian serviceman Jeannette Young warned the NRL past week that they could person their privileges to play successful the authorities revoked owed to breaches during the State of Origin series.

"I'm getting precise adjacent to it (revoking exemptions)," Young said past Friday.

"I'm very, precise acrophobic astir what is happening with these NRL players.

"This is excessively risky. We conscionable cannot person radical deliberately breaching the rules."

James Roberts connected the onslaught for Wests Tigers. (Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

That informing came aft breaches by Queensland guardant Jai Arrow during the State of Origin series, and past photos were published of NRL players' families passing nutrient from 1 balcony to another.

The Tigers said they were helping Roberts header with the reported breach.

"The NRL and Wests Tigers are providing James with further wellbeing enactment to assistance him successful coping with quarantine and volition proceed to enactment intimately with Queensland Health," the Tigers connection said.

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