Greg Bird stripped of Titans leadership after public peeing incident

GREG Bird has been stripped of his Gold Coast Titans co-captaincy and fined $15,000 after he was caught peeing near a police car on a Byron Bay street last weekend.

The 30-year-old forward was issued with an infringement notice by NSW police last Sunday morning after he was allegedly caught urinating near a fully-marked police car parked outside a Bay Street pub just 24 hours after his wedding.

The announcement of his punishment came Friday morning after Bird faced the club’s disciplinary committee on Thursday.


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Fellow player James Roberts was also fined $3000 and ordered to undergo rehab following a boozy night out in November.

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