SCA sales manager Matthew Cooper charged with streaking at NRL game

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Southern Cross Austereo employee Matthew Cooper stripped naked and ran onto the field at Sunday’s NRL game between the Paramatta Eels & Wests Tigers.

News Corp reports that Cooper was a guest of the NRL, given a free seat thanks to SCA’s broadcast rights deal with the competition.

In front of more than 24,000 fans, the 2DayFM and Triple M national sales manager ran onto the pitch after hiding behind a Channel 9 camera.

Police attended the scene and issued Cooper with a court attendance notice for “wilful and obscene exposure”, as well as another charge under the pitch invasions act.

The SCA exec will front court next month, and could face jail time as well as a fine up to $12,000.

Cooper reportedly faced up to SCA’s HR department on Monday.

“Bankwest Stadium is assessing security requirements and working with NSW Police, clubs and codes to raise awareness about the impact of pitch invasions to players, staff and officials,” a stadium spokesman told News Corp.

“Pitch invasions put ­player safety at risk and the interruption to play can adversely affect the outcome of the game.”

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National Account Manager
16 Jul 2019 - 11:30 am

Not that it makes any difference to the stupidity of the act. But he’s hardly an “exec” he’s a sales rep.

Peter
16 Jul 2019 - 11:41 am

Sales representatives are executives. How rude of you.

Anon
16 Jul 2019 - 11:42 am

Must work for 2DAYFM !

Zac
16 Jul 2019 - 3:06 pm

He was chasing a client.

Bruce
16 Jul 2019 - 3:07 pm

Isn’t this normal behaviour for a sales exec though usually at Friday night drinks

Lee
16 Jul 2019 - 3:14 pm

He’ll probably get promoted for this most publicity SCA have had in awhile.

Josh
16 Jul 2019 - 3:14 pm

New 2DAYFM breakfast host

Steve
16 Jul 2019 - 3:31 pm

He’ll never get a job at Smooth 🙂

Kain C
16 Jul 2019 - 4:01 pm

I knew he was crazy! but now I see he’s nuts!

PO
16 Jul 2019 - 6:27 pm

Best content SCA Sydney has had for quite awhile

Mark
16 Jul 2019 - 7:39 pm

Good tackle

Yes!
17 Jul 2019 - 1:01 am

It pays to advertise

Tom
17 Jul 2019 - 1:03 am

Radio salesman of the year

Jenni
17 Jul 2019 - 7:04 am

What a complete gronk. Do these drunk halfwits realise little kids at the game have to witness drunk fat naked men flopping around the field. As his own TripleM Moon Man would say “YOU REPTILE

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