Britt forced to retire

St Helen's prop Darren Britt has been forced to retire from Rugby League due to a severe head injury he recieved in last week's match against Hull.

Britt,33, today said that he was told to quit by a club doctor after the accidental head clash in the 2nd tackle of the match which resulted in fractures to his eye socket, cheekbone and jaw.

He will undergo surgery next week.