Knights' Ben Rogers retires

Ben Rogers has announced his NRL retirement due to injury. On a positive note, he will commence a role with the Hunter Sports Group as Corporate Sales Executive.

The 26-year-old made his NRL debut whilst playing for the Panthers in 2004. He also spent time at South Sydney and St George before arriving in Newcastle in 2009.

After eight years in the NRL; Rogers played 30 games for the Knights and a total of 83 NRL games.

In Round 3 of the 2011 season, Rogers dislocated his shoulder and required major surgery for the second time. The five-eighth started his rehabilitation process but medical advice was to retire from the sport.