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National Rugby League star avoids conviction for driving under the influence, placed on good behaviour bond.
14 Jan 2019 - 10:53 AM  UPDATED 14 Jan 2019 - 10:56 AM

NRL champion Greg Inglis has been placed on a good behaviour bond but avoided conviction after he was caught drink driving and speeding on the way home from a regional NSW rugby league tournament.

The South Sydney Rabbitohs captain had been named skipper of the national team just hours before he was caught driving 99km/h in an 80 km/h zone on the outskirts of Lithgow on October 1, 2018.

Inglis pleaded guilty to drink driving in November and on Monday NSW's chief magistrate Graeme Henson granted Inglis an 18-month conditional release order, noting his loss of the captaincy, driving and playing suspensions, and substantial charity work.


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