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Jake Friend retires from rugby league immediately due to concussions – The Guardian

After weeks of deliberation, the Sydney Roosters co-captain has announced the end of his career on medical advice

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After weeks of deliberation, Sydney Roosters co-captain Jake Friend has announced his immediate retirement from the NRL due to concussion concerns. The 31-year-old three-time premiership winner said he made the decision after extensive medical advice following a third concussion in less than six months.
Friend met with coaching staff and concussion experts this week, deciding to end his 264-game NRL career to protect his future health after suffering a heavy head knock in round one. It was the last…

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