Off the Wall

In the football off-season, the number of "incidents" involving AFL players easily exceeded those involving NRL players -- but the latter have certainly caught up in recent weeks.

And the seriousness of the charges faced by players in both codes put pressure on administrators to change the current "hands off" approach being adopted very conveniently.

The Penrith Panthers NRL club has been hit with the news today that half-back Craig Trindall has been charged with hitting a woman in the face with a children