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Mcguire to retire after next season

Hull KR’s Danny McGuire has confirmed via his twitter account that he will hang up his boots for good at the end of the 2019 Super League season.

McGuire joined Rovers 12 months ago following a distinguished career at Leeds where he won 8 Grand Finals , 3 World Club Challenge’s and 2 Challenge Cups . In all he played over 400 games for the Rhinos scoring over 250 tries in his 16 years at Headingley  and was an integral part of the side in their golden era .

He played 19 times for GB or England scoring 9 tries . Last season he helped Rovers avoid relegation but only played in just over half of the clubs games through injury  , his last game for Leeds was in the 2017 Grand Final where the Rhinos beat Castleford . McGuire , who turns 36 next month , is one of only 3 players to win the Harry Sunderland Trophy twice , with match winning performances in the 2015 and 2017 Grand Finals .

In his final season he will look to use his experience to help develop his Rovers Half back partner Chris Atkin into an international half . Atkin played in the recent Knights tour of PNG .

The tweet which confirmed the news read ” 18th and last pre season starts again tomorrow. Looking forward to getting stuck in with the boys!!”

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