Former National Rugby League player Brandon Wakeham is facing court today after he and two other men were charged with alleged large-scale drug supply.

The 25-year-old, who played for the Bulldogs and West Tigers, was detained by police from Strike Force Verbena during a training session at Chester Hill in Western Sydney yesterday.

Following a search of his car, police seized one kilogram of MDMA, 56g of cocaine and about $50,000 in cash.

Former NRL player Brandon Wakeham. (Nine)

Wakeham is facing 12 charges, including firearms, drug supply and dealing with proceeds of crime offences.

Another man, a 47-year-old, was also arrested and following a search of a home at Sans Souci in Sydney’s south officers seized electronics, prohibited drugs, and other items.

Authorities also froze about $10 million in assets linked to him. 

He was charged with 10 offences.

Another 25-year-old man was arrested at a park in Brookvale on the Northern Beaches yesterday and charged with various drug offences.

Three men were arrested in Sydney and charged with large scale drug supply. (NSW Police)

Soon after in a raid of a Bexley apartment police confiscated an encrypted electronic device relevant to their investigation.

The three men were refused bail and are due to appear in court today.

Investigations are continuing.

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