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Ollie Phillips discusses the challenges of retirement from the game.

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Ollie Phillips: Transition

Former England 7s player Ollie Phillips describes losing the game he loves and the impact it has had on him. Adapting to civilian life is hugely challenging, particularly when everybody around you assumes you are well-equipped to deal with this new chapter. Only by getting help was Ollie able to overcome the negative feelings that were threatening to overwhelm him.