The following statement has been released by Penrith Panthers:
"Panthers have been made aware of false allegations circulating on social media alleging inappropriate relationships between a former staff member and current staff members.
"The allegations are untrue. Panthers have instructed their lawyers and are also retaining cyber investigators to trace the source and sharing of the allegations and to apply the full force of the law including reporting the matter to the police.
"No further comments will be made until the investigations have concluded."