Wigan Warriors have confirmed that full-back Zak Hardaker has been charged with drink driving in a statement released by the club.
Hardaker ,who is still banned from playing rugby league until the start of November after being banned for taking cocaine, only started training with the Warriors a few weeks ago.
The statement released by the club said: “Wigan Warriors confirm that they are aware of an incident involving Zak Hardaker on Tuesday evening (25th September) which has seen the player charged with driving with excess alcohol. He will appear in court on Thursday 11th October. The player is co-operating with the Police investigation.
Wigan Warriors will allow the legal process to take its course.
The club will be issuing no further comment at this time.”
Zak Hardaker is also yet to comment and has posted nothing on social media since the afternoon of 25th September.
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