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.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
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