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Date TimeOctober 29, 2019
VoiceSouths captain has ongoing shoulder problemThree years remaining on Rabbitohs contractSam Burgess, the South Sydney and England forward, has been forced to call time on his rugby league career as a result of a chronic shoulder injury that blighted his 2019 NRL season.
Sam Burgess forced to retire from rugby league due to injury
The 30-year-old said he had no choice but to make the difficult decision as he confirmed his retirement on Wednesday afternoon. “This decision was one of the hardest decisions I’ve had to make in my life,” said Burgess, who played 182 times for South Sydney.

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