NRL halfback Lachlan Lewis’ profession is in limbo after the Bulldogs tore up the rest of his contract on Tuesday as a result of alleged theft of membership property.
Lewis had already been knowledgeable he wouldn’t be with the membership past the 2021 season, however was informed this week his contract could be ripped up early after he allegedly tried to promote a speaker owned by the membership on eBay.
The axing leaves Lewis roughly $55,000 out of pocket.
He was stood down by the membership final month over the incident and missed out on the ultimate two video games of the season.
Lewis defended his actions, saying his choice to allegedly attempt to promote a crew speaker given to the gamers of their Queensland hub by the membership was a sensible joke.
“After issuing Lachlan a breach discover and following due course of concerning his response, the membership has determined to half methods with Lachlan, efficient instantly,” Bulldogs chief govt Aaron Warburton stated.
“The membership is dedicated to supporting Lachlan throughout this time and we want him all one of the best for the longer term.”
Lewis’ try to promote the soundbar was solely foiled when a Bulldogs official adopted him right into a resort automobile park and caught the participant red-handed as he was about at hand the unused gear to a courier.