Cowboys fan favorite James Tamou has introduced his rapid retirement from the NRL.
Tamou had been hoping to have the possibility at enjoying a farewell recreation after struggling a lisfranc harm again in spherical three.
He retires having performed 307 first grade video games. He was a member of the Cowboys 2015 premiership squad.
Tamou spent eight years in Townsville earlier than stints at Penrith and the Tigers. He signed a one-year deal for this season to return to the Cowboys.
“I’ve simply introduced it to the world, however internally I form of knew,” he advised former teammate Jonathan Thurston on 9.
“I could not have requested for extra. I have been around the globe and I used to be very fortunate and lucky to come back up right here one final time. Sadly you need to hearken to the physique.
Thurston requested him his favorite reminiscence.
“In fact, as you become older you realise … premierships are laborious to come back by, so the 2015 premiership with the Cowboys. There are some nice reminiscences up right here and what a method to end it up right here as properly.
“I made lifelong pals, and that’s the good thing about what rugby league brings. Some individuals deal with it as a job however others, a way of life.
“I’ve been lucky to be within the recreation lengthy sufficient to resist the long-term issues and have long-term relationships on the way in which.”