Broncos delivered a blow

Some bad news for the Broncos with Jharal Yow Yeh announcing on Monday he will retire from the game of rugby league.

The 24-year-old had been battling injury since he broke his leg in Perth two years ago.

Broncos.com.au reported prior to the injury, he had played State of Origin for Queensland and Tests for Australia by the time he was 22.


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Broncos’ chief executive Paul White said while it was terrible news for the player, the Broncos and rugby league in general, Yow Yeh’s future was the only concern.

“From the front office to the coaching staff to his teammates, Jharal is universally respected by all,” said White.

“He has a generous outgoing nature which has always endeared him to members of the community.

“Everyone at the club has the utmost admiration for the way he has tackled the challenges he has had to deal with over the last two years to give himself every chance to get back on the field.

“He has left no stone unturned in that goal, and it was wonderful to see him play again during the trials this year.

“But now it is time for him to move on to what is next.

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