Warriors make huge call on controversial star

Wednesday, 13 September 2017, 02:18:42 PM. BODENE Thompson, the Warriors player at the centre of the latest NRL controversy, almost certainly won’t be at the Mt Smart club next year.
NRL Rd 2 - Warriors v Storm BODENE Thompson, the Warriors player at the centre of the latest NRL controversy, almost certainly won’t be at the Mt Smart club next year. Thompson is off contract at the end of next month, and the Herald understands he is unlikely to be offered a new deal by the club. The situation is unrelated to claims in Australian media earlier today, which detailed his relationship with a former stripper and Penthouse model Belinda Medlyn, though the allegations didn’t cast Thompson in a particularly favourable light. The pair conceived a child during the 2015 season, after meeting via a social media site in 2014, when he was at Wests Tigers. A Daily Telegraph report alleges Thompson and some of his Tigers teammates engaged in group sex with Medlyn during the 2014 season. Medlyn told the Telegraph that it was her belief NRL players used group sex sessions as a form of team bonding. The newspaper said Thompson — who joined the Warriors at the start of the 2015 season — had arranged for Medlyn to come to his hotel room the night before the Warriors’ last game of the 2015 season, even though he shared the room with a teammate, who was not involved in the activity. No laughing matter now for Bodene. Source: Getty Images The Warriors lost narrowly to the Bulldogs the following day — they had led with less than three minutes to play before a late James Graham try — for their eighth successive defeat. In that game Thompson registered 12 runs for 100 metres, with...Read more
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