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10 Jul 2020 5:52
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  •   Home > News > Sports > Rugby

    It can be a torn ACL, bad concussion or a dislocated shoulder... that ends a rugby player's career

    It can be a torn ACL, bad concussion or a dislocated shoulder... that ends a rugby player's career


    Chris Jack
    Chris Jack
    Now, a new initiative's aiming to help future-proof sport stars careers and get more workers into the construction industry.

    The industry's training organisation's new package lets national level players complete apprenticeships.

    Former All Black turned tradie Chris Jack says when he finished playing rugby, he had no back up.

    He says it felt like leaving school again and he had a whole lot of skills he'd learnt in rugby, but wasn't sure what to do with them.

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     Other Rugby News
     09 Jul: The Blues have opted for a kicking focused backline as they try and beat the Crusaders in Christchurch for the first time since 2004
     09 Jul: A rejig for the Crusaders backline for Saturday night's Super Rugby Aotearoa clash with the high-flying Blues
     09 Jul: The Blues have included playmaker Harry Plummer at second five for Saturday's match with TJ Faiane dropping to the bench
     09 Jul: The Blues have return to a three-playmaker model in their backline for Saturday's top of the table Super Rugby match-up against the Crusaders
     09 Jul: Counties-Manukau has signed first-five Baden Kerr for a third stint with the Mitre10 Cup side
     09 Jul: Highlanders lock Jack Whetton is preparing to suck in the deep ones against the Hurricanes this weekend
     08 Jul: With no All Blacks tests on the horizon, who would play first-five and fullback hypothetically?
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    Entertainment:
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    Business:
    A multi-million dollar investment for infrastructure projects in Whangarei 21:17

    Entertainment:
    Prince Harry has found it “challenging” to find “resilience” amid the coronavirus pandemic 21:13

    Entertainment:
    Thandie Newton felt "scared" of Tom Cruise on the set of 'Mission: Impossible 2' 20:43

    Law and Order:
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    Entertainment:
    Gavin Rossdale's divorce from Gwen Stefani was his most embarrassing moment 20:13

    Entertainment:
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    Entertainment:
    Maya Jama's grandfather has died 19:13


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