GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 21: Ashley Taylor of the Titans kicks the ball during the round 6 NRL match between the Titans and the Knights at Cbus Super Stadium on April 21, 2019 in Gold Coast, Australia. (Photo by Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images)

Gold Coast have granted halfback Ashley Taylor leave until further notice, as he takes time away from rugby league to deal with personal issues.

The Titans released the following statement on their website.

Gold Coast Titans halfback Ashley Taylor is taking time out from the game to deal with personal issues.

In consultation with the club, Taylor, 24, has today been granted leave until further notice from his training and playing commitments.

On behalf of Ashley and his family, we ask the media and the public to respect their privacy.

No further comment will be made at this time by the Titans, Ashley, his management or his family.

6 COMMENTS

  1. Offer a kid a $1m contract and then pressure that comes to bear on him can be overwhelming.

  2. He’s 24 that’s not a kid in terms of footy. I’m surprised Mal hasn’t been able to help him out of his hole. I really hope he can pull himself out of his bad headspace I’d like to see Thurston reach out he’s certainly one to know the highs and lows. Get better Ash πŸ‘Š πŸ’ͺonly one way to silence the critics

  3. He’s 24 that’s not a kid in terms of footy. I’m surprised Mal hasn’t been able to help him out of his hole. I really hope he can pull himself out of his bad headspace I’d like to see Thurston reach out he’s certainly one to know the highs and lows. Get better Ash πŸ‘Š πŸ’ͺonly one way to silence the critics

  4. This is his first season of his 3.2 million 3 season deal, out of curiosity what makes you think he’ll walk away

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