Nick Youngquest has just announced on twitter that he is to retire from the game at the end of the season.
Nick Youngquest wrote:
As retirements the order of the day, I'm going to retire from professional rugby at the end of the season. Its been while it lasted! I've had an unreal time playing rugby, met some great people and made life long friends. So thanks to everyone for the memories!
Joined: Fri Nov 04, 2005 8:02 am Posts: 733 Location: Home or work
Played well for us and lets face it we haven't given him a lot to work with. Seems a thoroughly decent articulate bloke who doesn't attract any negative publicity and who is working hard off the field to provide for his life after the game- if I dare say it, somewhat rare in Rugby League.
Probably his off the wall style and lifestyle attracted a lot of negativity from some of our fans - but people who are different often do I guess. Couldn't be happier he is leaving on a positive and making something happen as opposed to going until he can't get another contract and then worrying about life after.
Thanks for the efforts Nick, of only the rest of the squad tried as hard as you did. 23 tries in 31 games is a record not to be sniffed at either. Best memory of NY is the length of the field effort V Catalan at home in 2011. He was taking loads of stick from the 2 blokes stood behind me after he got out-jumped by Blanch in the 1st half. When the ball went up in the 2nd, one of the blokes behind me said "f***ing hell, here we go again" only, 10 seconds later, to be jumping and cheering Nick under the posts.
RLFANS POSTS: 4,271,384 - RLFANS CURRENTLY ONLINE:1,874 - TOTAL MEMBERS: 74,618 - RECORD ONLINE: 4,468 on 08-02-2014 11:02:59 Google Analytics Unique Monthly Users : 119,394 (May 2015)
All views expressed are those of the author and not necessarily those of the RLFANS.COM or it's subsites.
Whilst every effort is made to ensure that news stories, articles and images are correct, we cannot be held responsible for errors. However, if you feel any material on this website is copyrighted or incorrect in any way please contact us using the link at the top of the page so we can remove it or negotiate copyright permission.
RLFANS.COM, the owners of this website, is not responsible for the content of its sub-sites or posts, please email the author of this sub-site or post if you feel you find an article offensive or of a choice nature that you disagree with.