Neck injury forces Saracens forward to retire aged 27

Saracens forward Will Fraser has announced his retirement from professional rugby after failing to recover from a neck injury.

The Saracens openside has not played since a Premiership trip to Gloucester on February 17 and his latest injury set back see him pull the plug on what was once a promising career.


He made his Saracens debut in 2011 and went on to featured in 84 games after that, including the 2016 Premiership final, but his progress was constantly hampered by lengthy injuries needing surgery on his shoulder, leg and knee.

The 27-year-old said: “The decision was made for me, which is tough, but it’s a decision that I completely understand and accept”

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