Halifax winger Shaun Robinson announces retirement

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Halifax winger Shaun Robinson has announced his retirement with immediate effect.

Robinson has decided to hang up his boots so he can concentrate on his business and work commitments outside of the game.

The Oldham-born winger started his career at his hometown club before going on to represent Oxford, Rochdale, Swinton, Featherstone and Halifax.

Robinson said: “It’s a massive honour to have represented such a great club. I want to thank everyone involved, I have been thinking about retiring for a while now.

“Last year was always my last and having a taste of life without rugby and being fortunate my business has grown in the last 12 months.

“It’s been a tough decision but the time has come to hang up my boots. I’m sure you will see me around at The Shay when crowds are allowed back in. I wish all the lads the best.”

Halifax coach Simon Grix said: “Shaun has been a valued member of the team with committed and brave performances in his time with us.

“Like many people in wider society, the last 12 months has had its ups and downs providing a new perspective and opportunity to reassess everything and anything.

“Shaun’s business is going really well and he feels he no longer has the capacity to perform on all fronts. He has decided to focus his time on his family and his business. We respect that and thank him for his honesty. It goes without saying he will be missed and will certainly be welcome down The Shay anytime.”

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