Footy legend Greg Inglis was reportedly missing for three days and drank heavily after disappearing during the & # 39; Magic Round & # 39; of the NRL.
Inglis would appear as South Sydney Rabbitohs ambassador at the Brisbane event last weekend, before reportedly disappearing last Friday.
The troubled player has since checked into a rehabilitation center in Sydney to deal with mental health and alcohol problems after officials suggested the treatment would be beneficial.
Inglis was virtually uncontactable and drank heavily during the weekend while working as an ambassador, causing officials to be concerned about his behavior, the Daily telegram reported.
Greg Inglis would appear as South Sydney's ambassador at the Brisbane event last weekend, before disappearing on Friday night
Sally Inglis and Greg Inglis arrive at the 2016 Dally M Awards in Star City on September 28, 2016 in Sydney
The struggling player will be placed in isolation for at least one month with the two weeks of his rehabilitation in complete isolation.
During this period Inglis cannot use a cell phone or contact others outside the clinic.
After the two weeks, he gets permission to contact certain visitors and stays in the rehab clinic before his condition is reassessed after one month.
The unknown facility means that he receives medication for his mental health that will not work if he is consumed with alcohol.
The former captain of South Sydney Rabbitohs and Queensland Origin retired in April and left 18 months of his contract apparently struggled in the first few weeks after his retirement, despite his new role as an ambassador.
His rehab stint comes after reports that Inglis did not turn up at work and was even missing during the trip to Brisbane.
A statement from Rabbitohs on Friday was: & # 39; Rabbitohs and Souths Cares Ambassador Greg Inglis has entered a facility to undergo treatment to support and support his mental health.
& # 39; By order of Greg and his family, we ask the media and the public to respect their privacy.
& # 39; The Rabbitohs, Greg, his management or his family will not make any further comments at this time. & # 39;
NRL CEO Todd Greenberg told Channel Nine earlier this week: & # 39; I am aware of some of the issues he faces.
& # 39; Yes, we are over it and yes, we are in contact with him and the club.
& # 39; It will be a journey for Greg. But he has a lot of support. He has many people around him, including all of us at the NRL. & # 39;
In January Inglis was placed on a good deal of behavior but escaped his conviction after being caught drunk and speeding on his way home during a regional NSW Rugby League tournament.
NRL legend Greg Inglis (pictured before announcing his retirement last month) has admitted that he has been cleaned up due to mental health problems
He was appointed captain of the national team just hours before he was caught at 99km in an 80km zone on the outskirts of Lithgow on October 1, 2018.
Inglis pleaded guilty to driving under the influence in November.
The chief magistrate of NSW, Graeme Henson, gave Inglis a conditional release order of 18 months, mentioning his loss from the captain, driving and playing suspensions and substantial charity work.
The incident was not the first introduction to the law by Inglis.
In August 2009, he was accused of causing reckless injury and unlawful attack after his then girlfriend Sally Robinson had a black eye.
In April 2010, Inglis was instructed to implement a behavioral change program after accepting the responsibility to push Robinson in the incident.
The recklessly caused injury load was withdrawn.
He said at the time: & # 39; I am not stupid, I have had to go through my considerable amount of problems. I am glad that the courtesies are behind me.
& # 39; It was a huge learning curve for me. I would not say that it caused me a depression, but sometimes you think about running away.
& # 39; I am relieved that it is now off my shoulders. I just want to continue with Sally. I am grateful to her, she helped me when it was not necessary. & # 39;
Inglis and Robinson married on December 5, 2010 at the Twin Waters Resort in Maroochydore. They are divorcing now.
Retired Rabbitoh Greg Inglis (right) embraces teammate Dane Gagai of the Rabbitohs
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