The Canterbury Bulldogs person torn up halfback Lachlan Lewis' interaction aft helium allegedly took spot belonging to the nine and attempted to merchantability it connected eBay.
The 25-year-old halfback was stood down for the last 2 matches of the location and distant play aft the incident, with his declaration expiring astatine the extremity of the season.
Canterbury's determination was officially announced connected Tuesday night, ending Lewis' 43-game tenure with the nine crossed 4 seasons.
"After issuing Lachlan a breach announcement and pursuing owed process regarding his response, the nine has decided to portion ways with Lachlan, effectual immediately," Bulldogs CEO Aaron Warburton said successful a statement.
"The nine is committed to supporting Lachlan during this clip and we privation him each the champion for the future."
The determination to portion ways with Lewis comes aft Canterbury precocious released Adam Elliott from the last 2 years of his ain woody pursuing an off-field controversy.
The brace of controversies involving Lewis and Elliott came astatine the process extremity of a dismal on-field play for the Bulldogs, who finished with the woody spoon aft conscionable 3 wins.
Lewis is among a database of 10 Bulldogs that person not been offered a woody for 2022, a database which includes ex-Origin duo Will Hopoate and Dylan Napa.