Former Wakefield forward Richard Moore retires following head injury | Rugby League News |

Former Wakefield forward Richard Moore retires following head injury | Rugby League News |

Former Wakefield forward Richard Moore retires following head injury | Rugby League News |

Richard Moore sustained a head injury playing for Hunslet against Doncaster, which has forced him to retire

Former Leeds and Bradford forward Richard Moore has been forced to retire with immediate effect due to a serious head injury.

Moore, 38, whose 18-season career began at Bradford in 2001 and included spells with London Broncos, Leigh, Wakefield, Crusaders, Halifax and Featherstone, joined Hunslet for a third time ahead of the 2019 season but sustained a head injury in the opening League One game at Doncaster.

A Hunslet spokesman said the player was advised he would need to undergo surgery and would no longer be able to play rugby league.

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