St. George-Illawarra centre Zac Lomax is about to cough up $1000 for leaping on former teammate Tyson Frizell because the Dragons celebrated a take a look at in Sunday’s win over the Newcastle Knights.
Midway via the second one part, Dragons captain Ben Hunt kicked a grubber to the in-goal that Frizell chased however in the long run did not flooring.
Frizell’s omit opened the door for Dragons five-eighth Jack Bird to pounce at the kick and rating his aspect’s 2d take a look at.
After the take a look at was once scored, Lomax taunted Frizell by way of leaping on him and ahead of lengthy, a fracas had erupted on the useless ball line.
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On Monday morning, the fit overview committee charged Lomax with opposite habits for his behaviour and proposed a $1000 superb. If Lomax unsuccessfully pleads his case on the judiciary, he’ll be pressured to pay $1,500.
“That’s ordinary from Zac Lomax,” Fox League’s Andrew Voss mentioned in remark.
“Zac Lomax has gone in and hopped on the back of Tyson Frizell and then Tyson has thrown Zac Lomax down.
“Zac Lomax you are kidding yourself … you deserve that and more.”
Panthers legend Greg Alexander added: “He might’ve been a teammate but you’re not doing that in the heat of battle.”
Dragons trainer Anthony Griffin mentioned he would discuss to Lomax in regards to the incident.
“It’s something that wasn’t needed,” mentioned Griffin.
“Zac’s just got to let his footy do the talking,” agreed Hunt.
“We know he’s got a lot of talent. He can do some great things for us. He just needs to keep playing footy.”
After the sport, Lomax printed his motivation for the transfer.
“I just thought whatever I can do to get him off his game. He’s so hard to handle,” he instructed Fox League.
“You’ve seen how damaging he is. He’s been missed here at the Dragons. It’s all friendly banter.”
The win was once the Dragons’ 2d of the season and can ease the drive on Griffin, no less than briefly.
The aspect has received simply two of its closing 14 fits and should financial institution wins in opposition to the Tigers and Titans within the coming month to get its season again on the right track.