Manly Sea Eagles forward Richard Fa’aoso has been forced to retire at the age of 29 due to a neck injury he sustained at the conclusion of the 2013 NRL season.
Fa’aoso made his first grade debut for the Penrith Panthers in 2004 and played 155 first grade games for six different NRL clubs.
Fa’aoso also played 25 games in Super League for the Castleford Tigers and represented Tonga in 10 test matches.
Unfortunately for Fa’aoso his career achievements, which include an NRL Premiership in 2012, will be overshadowed but an off field incident that occurred in late 2013.
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