FUTURE visits to Hastings schools from professional sporting clubs will continue to be reviewed on a case-by-case basis, say education department officials.
It comes as the NRL Integrity Unit continues its investigations into two Canterbury-Bankstown players who have been stood down indefinitely.
Corey Harawira-Naera and Jayden Okunbor were part of a squad of Bulldogs players who spent five days in the Port Macquarie-Hastings in the lead-up to a trial game at Regional Stadium on February 29.
The Bulldogs playing group visited a number of schools across the Port Macquarie-Hastings during their stay.
But it was the duo that had "breached the game's and the club's code of conduct" policies, according to club chief executive Andrew Hill.
The club confirmed through an online statement that the breaches related to the players bringing young women of a consensual age back to the team hotel.
Department of Education spokesman Sven Wright said future visits by sports teams would be assessed on an individual merit.
"Government schools will continue to assess the appropriateness of group visit requests including from sports teams on a case by case basis," he said.
The Diocese of Lismore Catholic Schools Office released a statement saying they are aware of concerns regarding two of their secondary students.
"We are currently working with the students' school to support them and their families," the statement said.
"The safety and wellbeing of all our students and staff is paramount and central in our considerations and decision making.
"We would also ask that the privacy and wellbeing of the students and their families be respected."
The Bulldogs CEO confirmed on Wednesday the matters were subject to an ongoing National Rugby League disciplinary process.
Hill, however, would not clarify which specific codes of conduct the players had broken.
"There is an investigation that's currently going on and there are a number of sensitivity matters around this," he said during a press conference on Wednesday.
"They clearly breached the game's and the club's code of conduct."
The club wishes to reiterate that while neither player is the subject of a current police investigation, these are very concerning matters that the club has treated very seriously.Bulldogs chief executive Andrew Hill
Hill also confirmed the code of conduct breaches were nothing illegal or criminal.
"The club wishes to reiterate that while neither player is the subject of a current police investigation, these are very concerning matters that the club has treated very seriously," he said.
"I can confirm that the breaches do relate to players bringing young females of a consensual age back to the team hotel."
Harawira-Naera and Okunbor have been stood down from playing indefinitely while the investigation continues.
"They are not behaviours or values that are reflective of this football club; that is why we've taken a strong stance and taken immediate action," Hill said.
"As you can appreciate now that the investigation has commenced, the club is not in a position to make further comment at this stage."
The scandal has cost the Bulldogs its $2 million major sponsorship deal with family restaurant chain Rashays.
Rashays withdrew from the deal when the club informed them of the incident on Tuesday evening.
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