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Matt Ballin announces NRL retirement

NZ Newswire logoNZ Newswire 26/06/2017 Steve Zemek

Wests Tigers hooker Matt Ballin has announced his immediate retirement from the NRL.

The 33-year-old has been restricted to three games over the past two seasons because of back-to-back knee injuries.

He played in two grand final victories with Manly in 2008 and 2011 and played one State of Origin for Queensland as well as 220 first grade matches.

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