Mother of Broncos star Payne Haas JAILED for punching security guard and spitting on another’s face

In 2019, the 46-year-old was involved in road rage attack with a delivery driver

Incident was in May, Uiatu ‘Joan’ Taufua pleaded guilty to assaulting security

Mother of NRL star Payne Haas jailed after wild attack at Gold Coast casino

The mother of Brisbane Broncos prop Payne Haas will be behind bars for a month after assaulting security staff at the Star Casino on the Gold Coast.

Uiatu ‘Joan’ Taufua, 46, pleaded guilty in Southport Magistrates Court on Thursday to punching and spitting at security staff at the casino in May.

The mother of nine was sentenced by Magistrate Ron Kilner to nine months in jail, suspended on October 1 after serving one month in custody.

It is not Taufua’s first brush with the law after being handed a suspended sentence in May 2019 over a violent road rage attack where she verbally and physically attacked a delivery driver.

On that occasion, Taufua had two of her children in the car when she attacked a driver Keith Tyler, who suffered severe facial injuries including a fractured cheekbone, a hole in his lip and a deviated nose.

Taufua thought Mr Tyler had cut her off while she was on her way to a McDonald’s.

The court in that case was told Taufua had become ‘extremely agitated’.

She verbally abused Mr Tyler during the altercation – which was partially recorded on his smartphone – calling him a ‘f***ing dog’, and a ‘f***ing d**khead’.

Her defence lawyer, Lisa Searing acknowledged Taufua ‘reacted differently to how the average person might