Hunt free to play

Rugby Australia has slapped Karmichael Hunt with a $10,000 fine and a four match suspension as punishment for his arrest in December.

Having pleaded guilty to two charges in Brisbane Magistrates Court last month, Rugby AU deemed Hunt’s arrest a low-level breach of the code of conduct.

The resulting punishment leaves Hunt $10,000 out of pocket, but since he voluntarily stood down from Super Rugby to start the season and the Reds have since played four games, Rugby AU deemed that the suspension has already been served.