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St Kilda’s Dylan Roberton retires from AFL ahead of 2021 season as he puts ‘family and future first’

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St Kilda defender Dylan Roberton says he has made his family and health his top priorities by deciding to retire immediately from the AFL.

Roberton, who played 129 senior matches for the Saints and Fremantle, announced his retirement this afternoon, two weeks out from the opening round of the AFL season.

He had played just one AFL match since collapsing at Kardinia Park due to a heart condition while playing for the Saints against Geelong in 2018.

The 29-year-old has been away from the club since January as he weighed up his future.



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