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  •   Home > News > Education

    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.

    © 2020 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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     19 Sep: One of the seven men arrested this week after allegations of historical sexual offending at Dilworth School is still a registered teacher
     18 Sep: The Principal of South Auckland's Chapel Downs School is reassuring parents they were told within minutes of news coming in of a student with Covid-19
     17 Sep: Investigations are underway into the school bus tragedy near Palmerston North
     16 Sep: Dilworth School is being praised for its cooperation into a sexual violence investigation
     16 Sep: A seventh man accused of alleged historical sexual offending at Dilworth School has appeared in the Auckland District Court
     16 Sep: The historic sex abuse scandal engulfing Auckland's Dilworth School is snowballing
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