Manly’s halfback Kane Elgey has retired from the NRL aged 25 after falling out of love with the game.
Elgey still had a year to run on his contract but decided the time was right to walk away.
“After months of consideration I have decided to officially retire from the NRL and move back home,” Elgey wrote on his Instagram account.
“I just know deep down I don’t love it like I use (sic) to and when you lose that it’s very hard to keep doing it at a high level.”
He debuted for the Gold Coast Titans in 2015 and went onto play 46 games for the club over four injury riddled seasons before receiving a career lifeline for Manly.