Aussie rugby league star investigated after being filmed simulating sex act with a dog

Mitchell Pearce is subject of investigation after incident in which he appeared to be intoxicated on Australia Day

Aussie rugby league star investigated after being filmed simulating sex act with a dog

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One of Australian Rugby League's biggest names has doubts hanging over his career after being filmed simulating a sex act on a dog.

The incident which occurred on Australia Day shows an intoxicated Mitchell Pearce trying to kiss a woman during a house party before moving onto a dog, while simultaneouslycommenting: "I wanna f*** your dog."

Pearce plays for the Sydney Roosters as a half-back and is now under investigation.

"The Integrity Unit will work with the Roosters to ensure the matter is dealt with appropriately," said the National Rugby League.

An Australian TV channel discussed and broadcast footage of the incident (Warning: disturbing content):