August 8, 2022

Marcelo Montoya charged by NRL for homophobic slur directed at Kyle Feldt and there may be NO LIMIT to the period of time the Warriors winger might be out of the sport for if discovered responsible

Marcelo Montoya has apologised for an on-field homophobic slur that would see him cop a prolonged ban after the Warriors winger was referred straight to the NRL judiciary.

Montoya was on Sunday hit with a opposite conduct cost by the NRL for calling North Queensland winger Kyle Feldt a ‘f****t’ within the Warriors’ Friday night time win.

The NRL waited an unprecedented 44 hours to put the cost, investigating the incident on Saturday and ready for additional video earlier than accusing Montoya of the act.

Marcelo Montoya (proper) admitted utilizing a homophobic slur on Friday in opposition to the Cowboys

There’s now no restrict to the period of time the Warriors winger will face on the sideline if discovered responsible, with the match assessment committee figuring out the cost larger than a grade three.

Whereas it was initially unclear who made the comment, Montoya might be shouting ‘rise up Kyle, you f****t’ after he was penalised for a excessive shot on his reverse quantity.

In a press release on Sunday, Warriors CEO Cameron George apologised for the act nearly two days after the incident.

Montoya directed the slur at Cowboys winger Kyle Feldt (above) in the second half

Montoya directed the slur at Cowboys winger Kyle Feldt (above) within the second half

‘Each Marcelo and the membership are extraordinarily apologetic for the offence this has triggered. It was unacceptable,’ CEO Cameron George mentioned.

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‘Marcelo accepts duty and is aware of there’s no place for such behaviour each within the recreation and in society typically.’

Mitchell Moses is the final participant to be suspended for a homophobic slur, banned for 2 video games in 2014 whereas taking part in within the NSW under-20s aspect.