A rugby league player was kicked into touch by his wife and his club yesterday after he was filmed romping in an alley with a pal’s missus.
Castleford Tigers loose forward Joe Westerman, 33, was caught performing a sex act on the woman.
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The player, who has won two England caps during a 13-year career in England’s Super League, has his tackle exposed in the footage, in which a passer-by is heard asking: “Can I have a go?”
After the graphic seven-second clip went viral, Castleford fined Westerman and ordered him to carry out community service to educate young people on the effects of alcohol.
Meanwhile, his wife, Lauren, 33, has booted him out of the family home.
“Can I make this VERY clear that this is NOT me!!!!!! We have three children, one of whom is almost 15, and she doesn’t need to see things like this all over social media!” she wrote on Twitter.
Distraught mum-of-three Lauren told The Sun she had been sent the video before it was posted online.
“I’m thinking about our children at the moment,” she said.
“To be honest none of this has sunk in yet. I’m trying to process what has happened.”
The footage was shot at the weekend, days before the start of the Super League season.
A source said 6ft 4in Westerman will miss Castleford’s curtain-raiser against Hull, adding: “He’s effectively been suspended. The video is horrific.”
Teacher Lauren, who married Westerman in 2014, told The Sun she was sent the clip before it appeared online.
In a statement last night Westerman issued an apology to family, friends, the club and to rugby league. He added: “I have realised that I need to work on my decision-making around alcohol.”
This article originally appeared on The Sun and was reproduced with permission.
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