Tommy Lee hangs up his boots

Hull KR hooker Tommy Lee has retired from rugby league with immediate effect.

The 31-year-old joined the Robins ahead of the 2018 campaign and made 37 appearances for the club, scoring three tries.

Lee began his career at Hull FC before enjoying spells with Crusaders, Wakefield, Huddersfield, London, Salford, St Helens and Hull KR.

He commented: “Physically I have been struggling with niggles and I feel like I can’t perform each day like I would like to.

“I feel that it’s the right time to call it a day. I have played for almost 15 years at the top level and I’m very proud of that.

“I would like to thank everyone at Rovers for their support over the last two years and wish everyone the best.”

Hull KR coach Tony Smith added: “I would like to wish Tommy well for the future and I’d like to thank him for his time he has given to the club.

“He has had a career that he can be proud of and he will be successful in whatever the future holds.”

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