A year ago Robert Lui knocked back a massive $400,000 a season four-year deal to join the New Zealand Warriors. Now the talented but enigmatic halfback is struggling to find a club for 2015.
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Lui is on the outer at the North Queensland Cowboys, with coach Paul Green preferring the steady Ray Thompson in the halves alongside Johnathan Thurston.
Lui has been getting a start off the bench but the Cowboys are unlikely to re-sign him for next season.
Most clubs in the NRL are well off for halves, with Lui well known as a problem child with off-field issues and unlikely to get many approaches.