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AFL Saints’ Frawley retires a second time

St Kilda veteran James Frawley has retired from the AFL for a second time, less than a year after he was lured out of retirement.

Frawley had retired at the end of the 2020 season before signing with the Saints, where his late uncle Danny Frawley was a club great, as a delisted free agent in November.

The 32-year-old was recruited to provide experience and strength to St Kilda’s backline but he managed just two AFL games for the Saints amid multiple injury setbacks, with shoulder surgery ending his season in August.

“I’ve loved my time at St Kilda, albeit I spent more time on the sidelines than I would have liked,” Frawley said.

“It’s a club full of great people who all really embraced my family and I.

“I thank Brett Ratten, James Gallagher and Jarryd Roughead for the opportunity, and my family for allowing me to have one last crack.

“Now I’m looking forward to retirement and spending more…

Read more at thewest.com.au

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