Sydney Roosters co-captain Jake Friend has announced his retirement from the NRL effective immediately, following medical advice about the effects of concussion.
- Friend decided to retire after seeking medical advice following his most recent concussion
- He played 264 NRL matches for the Roosters after debuting for the club in 2008
- Friend was a member of the Roosters’ premiership-winning squads in 2013, 2018 and 2019
Friend, a three-time premiership winner with the Roosters, said he made the decision…