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    Fake jersey sale behind the sacking of Gold Coast Titans forward Chris Grevsmuhl
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    AXED Titans forward Chris Grevsmuhl was let go by the club over accusations he sold a number of his Jerseys on Facebook but never sent the goods out to fans who had already paid.

    The Titans has Link has been hidden. Please Register to view. that the former South Sydney and Penrith forward had been released by the club, but would not comment on the reasons why.

    However, it is understood it was due to the fact the troubled Grevsmuhl — who only joined the Gold Coast in March — took payment from at least 10 fans for Jerseys that he never delivered.

    In a message exchange obtained by The Courier-Mail, Grevsmuhl told one fan he needed the extra money to help pay for his wedding.

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    Chris Grevsmuhl played four matches for the Titans.
    The Titans were then contacted by those who had been left out of pocket by the 24-year-old and have worked to pay back the fans from Grevsmuhl’s own salary.

    But now they have released him from his two-year contract over the incident.

    Grevsmuhl has battled a number of personal issues in the past, including depression, and it is understood the Titans are extremely concerned for his welfare.

    The Gold Coast did everything they could for him and his health while he was at the club but agreed to the release with his management earlier this week.

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    Chris Grevsmuhl had been working on a building site in Orange. Pic Mark Evans
    Neither Titans CEO Graham Annesley nor Grevmuhl’s manager Col Davis would comment on the situation, but it is believed the once promising youngster will take another break from the game until his off-field issues are sorted.

    A spokesman for the NRL said they would not be conducting their own investigations into the matter as they felt it had been appropriately dealt with by the Titans.

    Grevsmuhl’s continued troubles are a worrying sign for someone who was once considered a future Origin player by Queensland coach Kevin Walters.

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    Grevsmuhl also spent time at the Panthers and Rabbitohs.
    He was in Walters’ emerging squad in 2016 and was part of the group that were suspended for breaking curfew.

    This is the second time this year the NRL has dealt with this kind of situation, after former Tiger Link has been hidden. Please Register to view. for charity, only to use the money for gambling.

    It is understood Grevsmuhl’s matter is not a police issue.

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