Embarrassed footy legend Mark Coyne enters shame from one of the best courses of the game after his mean drunken outburst at a police officer
- The former QLD State of Origin and the Australian representative Mark Coyne resigned
- He retired from his role as commissioner for the Rugby League on Saturday
- The movement follows him and pleads guilty to the verbal attack of a police officer
- He was fined $ 4,185 for the incident that took place in Singapore on June 2, 2019
Mark Coyne resigned from the Australian Rugby League Commission after a drunken outburst at a police officer in Singapore.
The former Queensland State of Origin and the Australian representative player recently plead guilty of the officer's verbal attack.
He was charged with & # 39; indecent, threatening, insulting, or insulting words or conduct toward or towards a public service official or employee & # 39; and received a fine of $ 4,185.
The former Queensland State of Origin and the Australian representative player recently plead guilty of the officer's verbal attack
Coyne met Peter Beattie, president of the Australian Rugby League Commission, on Saturday and submitted his resignation.
& # 39; I'm a little devastated … He was one of my best Commissioners. & # 39; Mr. Beattie told the ABC.
In a statement confirming his resignation, Coyne said he did not want the controversy to be a burden to the ARLC or rugby in general.
& # 39; Again, I deeply regret what happened in Singapore and my delayed reporting of it & # 39 ;, was the statement.
& # 39; After considering the past few days, I have decided to continue to focus now and in the future on supporting coaching and developing rugby league players in my junior club, where my true passion lies. & # 39;
Coyne was on a & # 39; boy trip & # 39; had been in Singapore when he was arrested in the early hours of June 2 in the chic Orchard Road district of Singapore after not producing his passport.
According to the The Sydney Morning HeraldCoyne continued to rant at the police officer on the way to the police station.
Mark Coyne has resigned from the Australian Rugby League Commission after a drunken outburst at a police officer in Singapore
He called the sergeant a & # 39; jerk & # 39; and threatened to prosecute him & # 39; by your ass & # 39 ;.
Coyne & # 39; s letter of accusation also shows that he said the police were a & # 39; bunch of idiots & # 39; before he told Quan & # 39; you are a dick, you are a dick, you are an idiot & # 39 ;.
On Thursday, Coyne emailed broadcaster Alan Jones to explain his actions.
& # 39; May I say in advance how embarrassed and ashamed I am about my behavior & # 39 ;, is the email.
Coyne further explains that he had been to Singapore with friends when he realized that he had drunk too much & # 39 ;.
He got into a taxi and after a & # 39; misunderstanding & # 39; the driver called the police.
& # 39; Because I didn't have my passport with me, the police said I was considered an illegal immigrant, & # 39; said Coyne.
He was a possible replacement for Beattie in the role of ARLC president before his resignation.
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