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Tributes have begun to flood social media sites following the announcement that Jharal Yow Yeh has retired from rugby league. Here are just some of the hundreds on Twitter from prominent figures within rugby league.

Robbie Farah: Wishing @Jharalyowyeh all the best. Congrats on everything you achieved. Hope the @NRL look after him and he's not lost to our game.

Josh Reynolds: Sad to hear you had to retire @Jharalyowyeh I wish you all the best in the future mate.

Gareth Widdop: Shame to see @Jharalyowyeh have to retire from footy all the best for the future!

Phil Gould: Best wishes to Bronco Jharal Yow Yeh for his future. Always sad to see young players forced to retire due to injury. It happens to many.

Steve Turner: Rugby League can be a cruel sport. Sad to see @Jharalyowyeh call it a day due to injury. Hope he stays involved in the game.

Michael Witt: Very sad to hear that Jharal Yow Yeh has had to retire. Great talent. Good luck in the next chapter mate.

Brad Fittler: @Jharalyowyeh tough decision. I'm sure you won't be lost to the game. Have too much to offer. Good luck.

Jordan Rankin: Jharal Yow Yeh announces his retirement. The courage u have shown over the years is amazing, always ALWAYS will be a role model in my eyes.

Dean Widders: Best of luck in next episode of your life bra @Jharalyowyeh #ThanksJharal

Mat Head: Shame to hear Jharal Yow Yeh announce his retirement from rugby league today. He could play.

Quentin Hull: Jharal Yow Yeh will be remembered as a polite young man cut down in his footballing prime. A reminder of how cruel sport can be.


Rd 1, 2009 (March 13): Scores a try on debut

Rd 14, 2009 (June 12): First career double
2009 finals series: Scores tries on both qualifying and semi finals

Rd 14, 2010 (June 13): Scores a double

Rd 15, 2011 (June 17): Scores a double

Rd 19, 2011 (July 15): Scores a double

Preliminary Final 2011: Scores try in loss to Manly

Test Debut: May 6, 2011, scores try on debut against NZ

Origin debut: May 25, 2011, scores a try on debut

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