nrl threat

Death threats for NRL enforcer

The North Queensland forward's aggressive ruck-play has become a central talking point of the code in recent days after his third contrary conduct charge for "a facial" this season.

He will miss three games after taking an early guilty plea for rubbing his hand into the face of Brisbane forward David Fifita during the Cowboys' loss to the Broncos on Thursday night.

However the wife of the embattled Queensland representative has spoken out after he copped extraordinary abuse on social media and elsewhere.