Brain trauma forces Daniel Venables AFL decision 

Brain trauma forces Daniel Venables AFL decision 
Brain trauma forces Daniel Venables AFL decision 
Brain trauma forces Daniel Venables AFL decision 

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West Coast premiership player Daniel Venables has announced his retirement after an AFL medical panel recommended that he avoid all contact sport.

The 22-year-old has not played since suffering a brain trauma injury in a marking contest during the Eagles' win over Melbourne in May 2019.

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Venables still battles daily symptoms from the injury and informed teammates of his decision to call time on his playing career on Wednesday.

"I'm sad, but I guess I'm relieved because the pressure's off and now I can focus on my rehab," Venables said.

"I'm not able to play again, so I can just concentrate on my health.

"It's not until you sit back and

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