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James Graham introduces a special episode of the 'Rugby League Round Table' podcast, where he delves into a critical topic – the management of former rugby league players.



In this insightful discussion, former England and St Helens captain James Graham is joined by leading journalist Danny Weidler, South Sydney Rabbitohs coach Jason Demetriou, former Premiership-winning CEO Shane Richardson, and Sharks Captain Dale Finucane.




Together, they tackle the challenges faced by the approximately 6,000 former NRL players, with 4,000 of them still among us today. The panel explores what can be done to enhance the support and care for these former athletes, touching on issues such as medical care, mental health, and life after the game.


Should the responsibility fall on the NRL itself? Can we provide a safety net for players transitioning out of their careers? The conversation takes an interesting turn as they even suggest a one-off State of Origin game in the middle of the NRL season. Learn more as they dive deep into these pressing matters and the potential solutions that could change the game's narrative.





Mental health considerations of the athlete transition out of sport...

The psychological hurdle of sports retirement...






"Behaviour is the mirror in which everyone shows their image” 



- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe



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