Two former Parramatta Eels players have faced a Sydney court after being arrested in Centennial Park during a police operation on Wednesday.
Aukuso Junior Paulo, 34, and Royce Hura, 27, were denied bail after being accused of harbouring semi-automatic weapons and possessing over half a million dollars in cash.
Paulo played for the Eels before moving to the Dragons in 2010 and the Panthers in 2011 and Hura played with the Eels in 2010 according to Nine News.
Police searched two large vehicles and seized a self-loading semi-automatic pistol, self-loading semi-automatic gun and near $650,000 in cash.
Both men will face Central Local Court on Tuesday December 19.