Tyrone May suspended until round five over sex tape scandal

James Messenger

The NRL have announced that Penrith Panthers half-back Tyrone May will be suspended until round five of the 2020 season. 

The news comes as part of an update on four players who have faced charges over the last 12 months.

May was arrested in 2018 over his part in a sex tape scandal and has not played a competitive game of rugby in over a year.

The 23-year-old pleaded guilty in November to four counts of intentionally recording an intimate image without consent and was ordered to do 300 hours community service during a three-year community corrections order.

May will be allowed to return to play in round five “providing he agrees to participate and complete a Secondary Prevention Program.” Meanwhile, the Panthers have chosen to fine him 25% of his 2019 salary.

The NRL have also announced that Wests Tigers’ playmaker Josh Reynolds will not be stood down by the NRL following domestic assault charges.

Meanwhile, the playing futures of Canberra’s Curtis Scott and Parramatta winger Maika Sivo have not been disclosed.

Scott has been charged with multiple offences following an altercation with police last month, while Sivo has been charged with indecent assault after an incident in Fiji last month.

Watch NRL and live stream every NRL game to keep up with how Tom Burgess, John Bateman, Ryan Sutton, Elliott Whitehead, James Graham, George Williams and all the others are getting on Down Under.

More on site

Ian Watson pleased with Salford’s mentality after “must-win” Toronto clash

Chris Chester: We’re focusing on ourselves, not Israel Folau

Salford leave it late to deny Toronto first Super League win

Kurt Gidley among star names coming out of retirement for NRL Nines

Aidan Sezer: We need to be consistent to achieve our goals