West Coast Eagles champion Luke Shuey has decided to call time on his remarkable AFL journey at the end of the season, mirroring former captain Shannon Hurn’s retirement decision last week.
Shuey’s career is full of triumphs, notably his unforgettable 2018 Grand Final performance, culminating in the prestigious Norm Smith Medal. As a dual John Worsfold medallist and recent four-year captain, his impact has been resounding on and off the field.
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But as much as Shuey would love nothing more than to continue, his recurrent hamstring setbacks pretty much made the decision for him.
“As much as my mind wants to go on, my body won’t allow it and I have made the decision to retire at the end of this season,” Shuey said.
“We have tried everything to get my body right so I can contribute as I would like, but unfortunately a series of hamstring injuries have led me to this this decision.”
Shuey will leave an unforgettable legacy for West Coast Eagles players and fans.
More to come after Shuey’s 1pm presser.