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In pictures: Dylan Hartley’s career

The former England hooker is hanging up his boots.

Dylan Hartley during an England training session (Adam Davy/PA)
Dylan Hartley during an England training session (Adam Davy/PA)

By PA Sport Staff

Former England hooker Dylan Hartley has retired from professional rugby union after struggling to recover from a knee injury.

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The 33-year-old is England’s second-most capped player of all time and Northampton’s longest-serving squad member.

Here, the PA news agency looks at his career in pictures.

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Hartley during an England training session at Twickenham (Adam Davy/PA)
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Hartley lifts the Six Nations trophy in Dublin in 2017 (Lorraine O’Sullivan/PA)
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Prince Harry presents the Calcutta Cup to Hartley (David Davies/PA)
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Hartley with the Six Nations Trophy after victory in 2016 (Andrew Matthews/PA)
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Hartley lifts the Old Mutual Wealth Cup at Twickenham (Gareth Fuller/PA)
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Hartley during a 2011 Six Nations match at Twickenham (David Jones/PA)
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Hartley trains with the England squad at Pennyhill Park (David Davies/PA)
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Hartley and George North with the trophy after victory for Northampton in the Premiership Grand Final at Twickenham (David Davies/PA)
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Hartley (top centre) is congratulated by his team-mates after scoring a try against New Zealand at Twickenham (Steve Parsons/PA)
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Hartley prepares to pack down against the Gloucester scrum when playing for long-term club Northampton (David Jones/PA)
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Hartley tackling Ireland’s Tommy Bowe during a 2009 Six Nations match at Croke Park (David Davies/PA)
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Hartley representing England in the 2008 Investec Challenge Series (David Davies/PA)

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