George Burgess has spoken out after copping a nine-game ban from the NRL judiciary for eye gouging Wests Tigers player Robbie Farah in a ‘crude’ on-field attack last month. The 27-year-old South Sydney Rabbitohs star has consistently denied the shocking incident was deliberate, and has apologised to Farah. Speaking to WHO magazine on Thursday, Burgess said: ‘It wasn’t an intentional thing, but it was just an unfortunate situation.’ ‘I take responsibility for it’: George Burgess says his eye gouging incident that led to a nine-match ban was ‘unfortunate’ as he vows to ‘make sure it doesn’t happen again’. Pictured: Burgess departs his NRL Judiciary Hearing at Rugby League Central on July 2, 2019 The three-man NRL judiciary panel of Bob Lindner, Mal Cochrane and Dallas Johnson took 30 minutes to give their verdict in a hearing that lasted almost two hours. RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next Not long now! Heavily pregnant NRL WAG Joanna Burgess shows… You can leave your hat on! The All New Monty’s hilarious… ‘I just don’t believe in pretending’: Phoebe Burgess takes a… She’s got expensive taste! WAG Phoebe Burgess shares a… Share this article Share ‘I take responsibility for it, it’s not a great look, so… Read full this story
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