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Former Wigan and Hull FC player Chris Tuson admits he found it difficult to adapt to the change of circumstances in his life when injury forced him to retire at 26. 


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With the help of a grant from Rugby League Cares, Chris has been able to forge a successful career with a software company and has rediscovered his love of the sport.


In this interview with Wigan Today, Chris discusses his transition journey and share some advice on what players need to do to make a smooth move into working life at the end of their playing career.


Playing rugby was my main focus, but if I had my time again I would make sure education was my priority.

This article was first published in Wigan Today




"Apply yourself. Get all the education you can, but then, by God, do something. Don’t just stand there, make it happen”



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