Tributes have poured in for Hull forward Gareth Ellis, who has announced his retirement from the game.
The 39-year-old has confirmed his retirement from the game for good after a first class 21-year playing career.
Ellis finished on 477 career appearances for Wakefield, Leeds and Wests Tigers – including 33 international caps for Great Britain and England.
The tributes have poured in for Ellis…
Congratulations on a stellar career @gazellis12 a true leader on and off the field. You helped me become the player I am today and thank you for that! Hope you enjoy your next challenge pal 👍 pic.twitter.com/aymLMYBVEm
— Chris Green (@crgreeny) November 24, 2020
Gareth Ellis has been an outstanding player and having met him personally, also an outstanding bloke. He’s a skilful competitor who’s killed it in the UK, in Australia and on the international stage. What a great example to any young player starting out to play our great game. https://t.co/BD2T4f2Tap
— Shaun Wane (@Shaun_waney) November 24, 2020
— PeanutMatautia (@PeteMatautia) November 24, 2020
— kevin john brown (@kevjonbrown) November 24, 2020
— Keith Galloway (@kgalloway85) November 24, 2020
— Chris Lawrence (@chrislawrence04) November 23, 2020
It was a pleasure to take the field with you @gazellis12 great player and great bloke! Good luck in your next chapter am sure you will be just as good 👍
— Joe Westerman (@joewesty13787) November 24, 2020
Congratulations on a great career @gazellis12 wish you all the best in retirement.
— Leroy Cudjoe (@Elroy_cudj) November 23, 2020
— Joe Cator (@JoeCator) November 23, 2020
His professionalism, commitment, leadership and passion have something to be admired. Still the hardest worker in the room. Inspirational to all of us 👏👏Enjoy retirement @gazellis12 https://t.co/7kOrz4fTJk
— Josh Griffin (@joshogriffo) November 23, 2020
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