Jetstar Gold Coast Titans prop Matt White was this morning charged with a high range drink driving offence.
The Jetstar Titans consider this a very serious issue and, after consultation with club management and the senior playing group, has decided the following penalties will be imposed against the 26-year-old.
- - A fine of $25,000, based on the high range of the offence. This fine will be donated to the Titans 4 Tomorrow community educational programs and Titans Community Foundation;
- - Ordered to undergo a driving and alcohol education course;
- - Ordered to undertake 100 community hours working with driver education and children in juvenile detention.
White said he was embarrassed by his actions and acknowledged that he had let down the club, its fans, and sponsors.