Robbie Farah media statement

Wests Tigers Captain Robbie Farah has issued the following statement.

 I have written to Prime Minister Julia Gillard today to apologise for any hurt caused by a tweet I posted in 2011.

 As you are aware I have been vocal in recent days about criticising those who say some pretty disgraceful things through social media and I have appreciated your support in relation to that cause.

 It is an experience that has highlighted the hurtful nature of unthinking comments and even those which are sometimes put forward as