Matt King
Retirement not an option yet

Matt King has vowed to return to the field again this year, claiming he won’t let his latest injury setback force him into premature retirement.

The South Sydney Rabbitohs centre broke his arm for a second time in his comeback game for feeder team North Sydney last month, raising fears his illustrious career is over.

Off contract at the end of the season, King admitted he considered pulling the pin after suffering the initial injury during last year’s final series. While he admits that, at the age of 32, this season could well be his last, he will do everything possible to finish his career on his terms.

While he is unsure when his career will end, King is already thinking about his post-playing days. The former Melbourne Storm and Warrington Wolves three-quarter wants to remain in rugby league and would consider moving into coaching.

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