The Warrington centre Anthony Gelling has been suspended by the Super League team after being arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent.. Gelling joined the club at … He was also a Challenge Cup runner-up at Wembley in 2017 and was in the team that beat Cronulla in the 2017 World Club Challenge. The 6f 5in, 16 stone centre first came through the ranks of the Sydney Roosters in the NRL before making more than 100 appearances for Wigan in the Super League.  He returned home to New Zealand to be closer to his family and signed a one year contract with the New Zealand Warriors.. We would like to show you a description here but the site won’t allow us. The Cook Islands ace is out on bail after being nabbed on … He went back to his native New Zealand in 2017 before returning to the UK in 2018 to play for Widnes Vikings before signing for Challenge Cup Winners Warrington. A Cheshire Police spokesman: "Detectives have charged a 29-year-old man with grievous bodily harm without intent. He scored his first tries of the season against the Leigh Centurions with a brace on 3 March. Gelling is fully supportive of the investigation.'. He has been questioned by detectives and released on conditional bail. He didn't score again until the match against the Huddersfield Giants on 11 August before finishing the season with a try against rivals St. Helens and a brace against Hull FC. For further details of our complaints policy and to make a complaint please click here. Gelling has proven himself to be somewhat of a cult hero at Wigan with his eccentric behaviours which include charging down a penalty goal attempt from Brisbane Broncos Corey Parker in golden point extra time of the World Club Series clash between the Broncos and Wigan on 21 February 2015 and riding to and from Wigan's Good Friday victory over local rivals St. Helens on 3 April 2015 on a BMX that he bought from Cash Converters for £100. Gelling represented the Cooks in the 2013 Rugby League World Cup playing 2 out of the 3 matches the Cooks played at the Tournament. Play it now. "Anthony Gelling appeared at Warrington Magistrates Court today, Tuesday. Gelling proved to be a cult hero at Wigan with his eccentric behaviour, which include charging down a penalty goal attempt from Corey Parker in golden point extra time of the 2015 World Club Series clash with Brisbane. "The Sun", "Sun", "Sun Online" are registered trademarks or trade names of News Group Newspapers Limited. A cleaner at the Holiday Inn Townsville, where the team stayed during an away game against the North Queensland Cowboys, told the media several rooms were left in a 'disgusting' state. Defence solicitor Shaun Draycott told the court that his client had pleaded not guilty because he had "acted appropriately and reasonably". Gelling, who was supported in court by Warrington's head of rugby operations Kylie Leuluai, was stood down for selection by the club after his arrest. Anthony Gelling in action for Warrington Wolves. Gelling was signed by Wigan as an unknown in 2011 after relocating to England. Gelling has since established himself in the super league competition in the UK, however, the Warrington Wolves centre has been suspended by his club following his arrest on suspicion of wounding with intent. Anthony Gelling's rugby league future is now in doubt. Gelling was playing for the Sydney Roosters in 2010 when he and teammate Sam Brunton were sacked from the NRL team after the defecating incident. Gelling spoke only to confirm his name, address, date of birth and to enter his plea. A statement from the club said: 'Warrington Wolves can confirm that centre Anthony Gelling will not be available for selection pending a club investigation into conduct away from the club.'. He returned to the field for their Super League match at Hull FC in March, scoring a try in the club's last game before the season was suspended due to coronavirus. He was released on conditional bail. Gelling was part of the Cook Islands team that made the 2009 Pacific Cup Final. , He reported back in Wigan Warriors for preseason in preparation for the 2018 Super League season but not long after he asked for a release from his contract after his girlfriend was involved in a car crash. A nickname which has since stuck. A RUGBY league star is accused of fracturing his girlfriend's eye socket in an attack at their home. He played in the 2017 Challenge Cup Final defeat by Hull F.C. Gelling played a season with the New Zealand Warriors before returning to England to play for Widnes in the Championship in 2019. New Zealand-born Gelling was quizzed by detectives before being released on conditional bail pending further inquiries by police. Enjoy the adventures of Andy Capp and wife Flo every day. Why not be the first to send us your thoughts, Anthony Gelling (pictured centre), 29, was arrested this week on suspicion of wounding with intent and suspended by his club after an alleged attack in which a woman was left with facial injuries. Anthony Gelling, 29, was arrested this week on suspicion of wounding with intent and suspended by his club after an alleged attack in which a woman was left with facial injuries. In 2009 and 2010 Gelling played for Sydney Roosters in the Toyota Cup. , He played in the 2014 Super League Grand Final defeat by St. Helens at Old Trafford.. Auckland born Gelling, 29, was questioned by detectives responding to a report of an alleged assault at an address in Widnes, near Liverpool, on Saturday. He reported back for pre-season training ahead of the 2018 season but asked for a release after his girlfriend was involved in a car crash and he returned home to New Zealand to be closer to his family. He played in the 2014 Grand Final defeat by St Helens and was in the team that beat the Wolves at Old Trafford two years later. News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. The Sun website is regulated by the Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO). The Cook Islands international, who helped his country qualify for the 2021 World Cup in November, joined Warrington from Widnes and has played in the first two rounds of Super League. Ms Mackey attended Whiston Hospital the day after the incident and was found to have suffered "serious" injuries, including a fractured eye socket, the court heard. The 6ft 5in, 19 stone Warrington Wolves centre, who represented the Cook Islands at the 2013 World Cup, is accused of assaulting Ms Mackey on February 6 at his home. Caravan of hansom cabs trots through an Ohio town in support of the president after he praised the Pennsylvania Dutch. I like to think of myself as a man of the people". Warrington say the former Wigan player, who joined them on a two-year contract in the winter, has been stood down pending the outcome of an internal investigation. Published: 21:06 EST, 12 February 2020 | Updated: 21:59 EST, 12 February 2020. "The charge relates to an incident at an address on Cronton Lane Mews in Widnes in February.". Anthony Gelling (born 18 October 1990) is a Cook Islands international rugby league footballer who plays as a second-row forward or centre for the Warrington Wolves in the Betfred Super League. The statement added: 'The club and player will be making no further comment at this time.'. 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In September 2010 he was sacked by Roosters along with team mate Samuel Brunton after they were accused of defecating in their hotel room. No comments have so far been submitted. Anthony Gelling, 29, denied inflicting grievous bodily harm on his girlfriend Toni Mackey when he appeared at Warrington Magistrates Court today. Our journalists strive for accuracy but on occasion we make mistakes. In 2016 he refused to apologise for saying that some of the refereeing decisions "pissed me off" in a post match interview on Sky Sports, instead declaring "I speak my mind. To inquire about a licence to reproduce material, visit our Syndication site. A statement from Cheshire Police said: 'At 3pm on Saturday 8 February police received a report of an assault at an address on Cronton Lane Mews in Widnes. Toni Mackey was found to have 'serious' injuries, The 6ft 5in, 19 stone former Wigan Warriors star is accused of fracturing his girlfriend's eye socket, The rugby star was passed over for selection by the Warrington Wolves following his arrest, Domestic abuse survivor Lizalee Zayas shares video of a her ex-partner attacking her, Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO).