THE Ovens and Murray Football-Netball League is resisting asking Albury Tigers for a "please explain" after several players were involved in anti-social behaviour at the Colac Colac Caravan Park at the weekend.
The league powerhouse is under intense public scrutiny after it was revealed the Tigers were evicted from the park early on Sunday morning.
League manager Sean Barrett said the O&M was content to let Albury conduct an internal investigation and hand down any sanctions deemed necessary to the players involved.
"The club is undertaking its own investigation at the moment so we will just liaise with them and see how it all unfolds," Barrett said.
"Obviously the league has got a vested interest in the outcome after the club revealed that the behaviour of some of its players was disappointing.
"It was a club event and not a league one.
"What obviously started out as a really good community initiative, it's disappointing that it has backfired.
"Now the club finds itself in an unsavoury position.
"While the club's intentions were really good, unfortunately they were let down by a few individuals."
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Albury is expected to discuss possible sanctions at board level before the end of the week.
Barrett said he had been in contact with Albury president Stuart Hodgson.
Hodgson apologised to the caravan park owners earlier this week and has vowed to "to take action on the players responsible."
"The league will wait until Albury concludes its investigation," Barrett said.
"Yes under league rules we can ask for a please explain.
"At this stage we still don't know exactly what occurred.
"Stuart hasn't given us any indication as to when it will complete its investigation.
"The club has acknowledged there was unacceptable behaviour, especially considering what the Upper Murray community has endured recently."