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England wing Jonny May announce hi retirement from Tet rugby

Bylymdbh

Nov 4, 2023

England wing Jonny May has announced his retirement from Test rugby.

The 33-year-old Gloucester player made his debut against Argentina in 2013 and scored 36 tries in 78 international appearances.

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He sits second behind Rory Underwood (49) on his country’s list of all-time leading try scorers.

78 Caps.

36 Tries.

So many unforgettable moments.

Thank you, J0nnyMay 🫡

— England Rugby (EnglandRugby) October 31, 2023

May’s final Test outing came in England’s 16-15 Rugby World Cup semi-final loss to eventual winners South Africa on October 21st.

“Words can’t describe the journey that I’ve been on so I won’t try to put it into words,” he said in a statement on englandrugby.com.

“At this point in time all I want to say from the bottom of my heart is a huge thank you to everybody who has been a part of this journey with me.

“It’s an honour and a dream to represent my country and although I won’t be out there on the pitch anymore physically, I will always feel connected to this team in spirit.”

By lymdbh

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