Ashley Taylor to take time-out from the game

Gold Coast Titans halfback Ashley Taylor is taking time out from the game to deal with personal issues.

In consultation with the club, Taylor, 24, has today been granted leave until further notice from his training and playing commitments.

On behalf of Ashley and his family, we ask the media and the public to respect their privacy.

No further comment will be made at this time by the Titans, Ashley, his management or his family.