The Knights have launched an investigation after footage emerged of star fullback Kalyn Ponga and utility Kurt Mann being escorted out of a toilet cubicle.
In the vision which has been circulating in the last 24 hours, security from the venue can be seen directing Ponga and Mann away from the toilets
According to The Daily Telegraph, Newcastle learned of the video on Monday morning and have since questioned Put over the footage.
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It is currently unclear when the video was captured or why Ponga and Mann were in the cubicle together.
The 24-year-old has been ruled out for the season after failing his third HIA of the season in Round 19.
Ponga revealed to Triple M on Sunday he could have returned for the final round of the season claiming “there’s nothing wrong with me” but the club are taking a cautious approach.
Ponga’s dad Andre has since given an excuse as to why the Maroons gun was in the cubicle with Mann.
“He made an exciting house purchase Saturday and celebrated with a few mates drinking. Sick in the toilet and his mate went in to help him, ”Andre Ponga said to The Daily Telegraph.
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The Knights marquee man signed a mega five-year $5-million contract in April to remain in the Hunter until at least the end of 2027.
Mann has also spent an extended period sidelined with a quad injury.
Adam O’Brien’s side are currently struggling in 14th place on the ladder, suffering a 28-10 loss at the hands of the Broncos in Round 22.
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