Following the consideration of all relevant material relating to the incident, the Roosters issued Pearce the following sanctions:
1. Removal of club captaincy.
2. Suspended from the club leadership group for 2016.
3. $125,000 fine ($50,000 suspended).
4. Suspension from playing in the NRL for eight rounds, and his return will be subject to on-going rehabilitation and good conduct.
Sydney Roosters, CEO Mr John Lee, welcomed the finalisation of the matter.