The Titans have taken the co-captaincy away from Bird after he was caught urinating in public a day after his wedding.
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Gold Coast have stripped Greg Bird of the club’s co-captaincy.
Bird was issued with a criminal infringement notice on Monday after being caught urinating on a Byron Bay street a day after his wedding.
Titans chief executive Graham Annesley confirmed on Friday that the 30-year-old would be stripped of his co-captaincy role following a disciplinary hearing on Thursday.
The Titans also confirmed that Bird has been fined $15,000 and put on notice that any poor behaviour in the future would put his playing future at the club at big risk.
Youngster James Roberts has been fined $3000 after he was arrested in late October and charged with public nuisance and obstruction.
The charges against Roberts were dropped, however Annesley said both players behaviour would not be tolerated.
“Whilst the circumstances of these incidents are serious enough alone to warrant club imposed sanctions, the details pale into insignificance compared to the damage done to the club’s standing in the community at a time when the board and management are doing everything possible to rebuild the Titans brand and ensure the long term sustainability of the club,” he said.
“All players need to accept personal responsibility for their actions and recognise that incidents of this nature not only damage the reputation and commercial prospects of the club, but also bring the image of the NRL and the game of rugby league into substantial disrepute.”