Des Fountain calls it a day

    2014-03-19 10:45
    Cape Town - Lions centre Dylan des Fountain has been forced to retire from professional rugby due to a knee injury.

    The 28-year-old has struggled with knee injuries throughout his career and has decided to follow medical advice and call it a day.

    The Lions announced the news via their official Twitter account on Wednesday.

    "Dylan Des Fountain has announced his retirement from professional rugby after medical advice due to a knee injury. Best of luck!!," the tweet read.

    Des Fountain joined the Lions in 2011 after previously representing Aironi (Italy) and Western Province/Stormers.

    He was schooled at Paarl Gymnasium and represented the Blue Bulls' junior teams after leaving school.

    Des Fountain shared the following with fans via his official Twitter account:

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