Ben Hornby
Retiring at end of season

St George Illawarra Dragons captain Ben Hornby has announced his decision to retire from rugby league at the end of this season on Tuesday.

Hornby, 32, a local Illawarra junior from the Corrimal Cougars, made the decision to step-down despite having the option of a further one-year contract extension.

“It is a difficult time and decision to walk away from the game but having played footy since I was nine and had 13 seasons in first grade I have decided that it is time to move on,” said Hornby.

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