Adelaide Crows

Adelaide defender Matthew Jaensch has retired, effective immediately.

The 26-year-old made the announcement on Adelaide’s website on Friday afternoon.

“Playing in the AFL takes a great deal of focus and commitment and right now I’ve lost my passion to play the game I grew up loving,” Jaensch said.

Jaensch has not played since suffering an injury in round seven last year and undergoing a knee reconstruction.


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