Panthers player Tyrone Phillips has been charged with a mid-range drink driving offence.
The Panthers confirmed they were aware of the incident and referred the matter to the NRL integrity unit.
«Panthers Group CEO Brian Fletcher has confirmed Panthers was today made aware that player Tyrone Phillips was last night charged with a mid-range drink driving offence,» a spokesman said.
«The matter has been reported to the NRL integrity unit.
«The NRL integrity unit has advised the club to allow the matter to go through the court process.
«Panthers will be making no further comment at this time.»
Phillips played in Penrith’s 26-24 Canterbury Cup win over the Dragons at Panthers Stadium on Saturday.