NEWCASTLE Knights star Willie Mason will be getting some extra exercise this football season after being stripped of his driving rights.
The 33-year-old fronted the Newcastle Local Court today, charged over the post Australia-day traffic stop which saw him return a blood-alcohol reading of 0.09.
He was disqualified from driving for six months and fined $900.
Outside court, Mason told reporters respected the court's decision and planned to continue working on his off-field community campaign which helps educate children about the dangers of drink-driving.
According to the News.com, he was also happy to stop and sign the daily court list for an excited fan.
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