Playmaker said time away from the game was good for his health and future in the game.
Apart from Quade Cooper, he has been the most scrutinised player in the country.
Melbourne Rebels playmaker Kurtley Beale said he is ready to repay the faith in a revealing interview about his recent off-field troubles.
Beale was involved with fight with Rebels teammate Cooper Vuna and admitted drinking during an alcohol ban which was designed to get his career back on track,
As a result he admitted himself into a rehab facility, which has fast-tracked his return to the game and the Wallabies squad.
Beale opened up to former Wallabies teammate Nathan Sharpe about the tough times he faced while away from the game and what he thought of the British and Irish Lions so far on their Australian tour.