The Parramatta Eels have today made the following statement regarding Vai Toutai.

The Club is aware of an incident that took place in December 2016 and, as per the Club’s normal protocols, the Club kept all relevant stakeholders updated throughout the entire process.

This included the NRL Integrity unit.

The Club and Vai Toutai have agreed to a mutual release from his contract and he will not be with the Eels in 2017.