Banished Manly playmaker Jackson Hastings is not planning a return to the NRL any time soon.
Hastings was banished to the UK after an infamous hotel room bust-up with skipper Daly Cherry-Evans.
Hastings said he would remain in England for now.
“At the moment, I’ve got no choice because of the situation that I found myself in back home,” he told Hull Daily Mail.
“It’s not an overnight fix. A lot of things that got reported over there were very untrue and off the mark.
“[But] I’ve got to prove myself again and prove to people that I’m a good person.”
Hastings said he hoped to prove his NRL doubters wrong and return to the league.
“I want to go home eventually. I’ve got some unfinished business in the NRL and a lot of people to prove things to,” Hastings said.
“But I’ll be here in England next year. I’ve just got to keep playing well and hopefully get my chance to go back home and start again.”