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Ex-NRL star Blake Ferguson attended rehab after massive bender saw him jailed for cocaine in Japan

Desperate ex-NRL star Blake Ferguson needed to e book himself into rehab to take care of childhood trauma after occurring a massive bender that saw him jailed after cocaine bust in Japan

  • Former NRL star Blake Ferguson attended rehab on Sydney’s northern seashores
  • The 32-year-old has lengthy battled alcohol habit, additionally dramas with playing
  • Was arrested in Japan after bar incident, police then discovered cocaine in his pockets
  • $1.5million rugby contract was ripped up, given a current lifeline by Leigh in UK

Fallen NRL star Blake Ferguson just lately attended a rehab facility on Sydney’s northern seashores after an alcohol-fuelled bender in Japan final December saw him jailed for cocaine possession.

The former Eels, NSW and Kangaroos winger opened up about his demons on the South Pacific Private Hospital in Sydney’s northern seashores, inserting heavy concentrate on early childhood drama he endured.

At the age of 13, Ferguson was taken into the custody of the Department of Community Services (DOCS) after his mom Retta was dominated to be an unfit father or mother.

Ferguson additionally hasn’t spent a lot time along with his paternal father Steve Lyons, and moved to Wellington in Central Western NSW as a teen.

He stated his childhood was affected by ‘traumatic experiences’ and he needed to ‘return and keep in mind some uncomfortable issues’ whereas baring his soul in rehab.

Ferguson’s issues with alcohol – in addition to playing – throughout the course of his NRL career with Cronulla, Canberra, the Roosters and Parramatta are nicely documented.

Ex-NRL star Blake Ferguson recently attended a rehab facility on Sydney's northern beaches after an alcohol-fuelled bender in Japan last December saw him jailed for cocaine possession (pictured, with partner Dominique Moraitis)

Ex-NRL star Blake Ferguson just lately attended a rehab facility on Sydney’s northern seashores after an alcohol-fuelled bender in Japan final December saw him jailed for cocaine possession (pictured, with associate Dominique Moraitis)

Ferguson's Tokyo arrest saw his $1.5 million rugby contract ripped up by the NEC Green Rockets

Ferguson’s Tokyo arrest saw his $1.5 million rugby contract ripped up by the NEC Green Rockets

Having ‘one drink’ on Mad Monday after the Eels had been bundled out of the semi-finals final year set off a sequence of occasions which culminated in his Tokyo arrest.

‘I hadn’t had a single drink for a year however I made a decision to rejoice the tip of the season with the boys. I simply began consuming with out even desirous about it,’ he informed the Courier Mail.

‘I had been a great boy, gone sober all year, and determined to have only one night time.’

Problem was, that ‘one night time’ saw Ferguson once more fall sufferer to the demon drink.

Having signed a rugby contract with NEC Green Rockets in Japan, the membership needed their prized recruit to fly over from Australia instantly.

Without the help of his associate Dominique Moraitis, Ferguson started consuming closely most nights.

On December 30,  Ferguson was taken into police custody for allegedly assaulting a person in a Tokyo bar.

Ferguson (pictured left in green during his brief time in Japan) battled alcohol addiction across his NRL career and also had issues with gambling

Ferguson (pictured left in inexperienced throughout his transient time in Japan) battled alcohol habit throughout his NRL career and likewise had points with playing

He was then positioned in a holding cell and located to be in possession of cocaine.

Ferguson spent the subsequent 29 days in a four-metre by three-metre cell and was solely allowed out for 10 minutes every day ‘for a little bit of a stretch’.

His profitable rugby contract  – stated to be price $1.5million – was torn up by the Rockets and all Ferguson needed to do was return house to Australia.

He pleaded responsible to the felony fees and now has to earn again the respect of his associate, who was understandably livid at information of Ferguson’s arrest.

Having signed a six-month deal to play for Leigh Centurions in the UK, Ferguson is assured he can hold his nostril clear.

Beyond November, he is not positive what the subsequent step will likely be – however the determination will likely be no matter is finest for his household. 

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