Police Investigate Football Player Fight in Hamilton

Police are appealing for witnesses to a fight between two Newcastle footballers outside a Hamilton pub over the weekend.

They’re investigating reports that Knights prop, Jacob Saifiti and Central Newcastle’s Dane Cordner got involved in an altercation outside the Greenroof Hotel at around 2:30 on Sunday morning.

Saifiti was knocked out and sustained a broken leg during the incident.

He was taken to the John Hunter Hospital where he remains in a stable condition.

Anyone with further information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

The Newcastle Knights have confirmed Saifiti could face disciplinary action following the investigation.


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