Former Titans enforcer Kevin Proctor is set to hang up the boots if he fails to land a long-term deal with a Super League club.
According to WWOS, the 33-year-old is open to making the move abroad but will be seeking a multi-year deal that clubs will be unlikely to offer.
Proctor was released from his Gold Coast Titans commitments four weeks ago after posting vision of himself vaping on an Instagram story.
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“Not the half time vape,” the post was captioned.
The video lasted seven seconds, with Proctor wearing a Titans polo as he shook his head and blew smoke into the camera.
The footage was posted at 3:17pm on July 24 and Gold Coast’s clash with the Bulldogs began at 2pm.
“The Gold Coast Titans have sanctioned Kevin Proctor after being made aware of an incident during yesterday’s round 19 fixture against the Bulldogs,” the club said in a statement.
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“Proctor has also been released from his commitments with the club for the remainder of the year and will not return to train or play with the squad.
“His actions were in breach of both NRL and Stadium regulations.”
Vaping and smoking has been banned in all major Australia stadiums and players in the squad are also unable to possess their phones from 60 minutes prior to kick-off.
Proctor enjoyed a 283-game NRL career spanning 17 years, plying his trade for the Titans and Melbourne Storm.
The backrower also recorded 22 caps for New Zealand.
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