Craig Huby has announced his retirement from rugby league after 16 years playing at the highest level.

The 33-year-old took to Twitter to announce his retirement due to a persistent shoulder injury.

The prop  forward started his professional career at Castleford Tigers, where he spent 11 years. He then moved on to Huddersfield Giants before joining Wakefield Trinity in 2017.

He officially left Trinity in July, but he has now taken the decision to call it a day. He wrote: “Well, the time has come to end my rugby career.

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“After taking the specialists advice on my shoulder injury, I won’t be playing any more.”