Former NRL player Michael Gordon stood down over alleged drug charges

 proxy.yoo.workers.dev  11/21/2020 22:25:00   Stuart Marsh " Senior Producer

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Former NRL player and Gold Coast Titans specialist coach Michael Gordon has been charged by police in connection with a syndicate that allegedly distributed illicit drugs such as MDMA and cocaine across the NSW and Queensland border.
Gordon was charged with two counts of supplying a prohibited drug and two counts of possessing a prohibited drug as part of a wide-ranging police sting yesterday.
Six others were arrested and charged, all accused of allegedly operating the syndicate on the NSW Far North Coast and south-east Queensland.
Michael Gordon
Michael Gordon during his playing career for the Gold Coast Titans. (AAP)
The Gold Coast Titans released a statement saying Gordon has been stood down from his contract position until further notice.
"The Gold Coast Titans have been made aware that Michael Gordon has been charged by police," the club said in a statement.
"Michael has been working on a contract basis, providing specialist coaching services to the Club over the past season. He will not be providing services to the club until further notice.
Michael Gordon. (Getty)
Michael Gordon when he was playing for the Cronulla Sharks.
"The Club will make no further comment as the issue is now with police."
He has been granted conditional bail and is due to appear at Tweed Heads Police station next month.
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