Beau Ryan: “Simona shouldn’t be allowed to play again”
Former Wests Tigers player Tim Simona has reportedly been offered a lifeline by the Penrith Panthers.
Beau Ryan, also a former West Tigers player, opened up about his former team mate on Macquarie Sports Radio breakfast.
Beau was candid about Simona’s history, how he fought an internal battle and how he was found guilty of gambling on NRL games while with the Tigers.
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According to sources, Phil Gould, Panthers general manager has put a plan in place to bring Simona back to the NRL working in community programs with the club.
Gould has been in contact with the NRL Integrity Unit, believing that Simona should be offered a second chance to give back to the game that he loves.
“Tim is doing his best to make up for his mistakes of the past,” Gould said.