Alun Wyn Jones 'steps away' from international rugby
Wales icon and rugby’s file caps holder Alun Wyn Jones has introduced that he’s retiring from international rugby simply 4 months out from the Rugby World Cup.
His resolution comes simply hours after fellow Wales star Justin Tipuric introduced that he was retiring from international rugby.
Each gamers had been dropped by Wales head coach Warren Gatland throughout the Guinness Six Nations.
“Having been chosen on this 12 months’s preliminary Rugby World Cup squad, and after ongoing dialogue with the teaching employees and the WRU, I’ve determined to step away from the international sport,” Jones posted on social media.
“So, after 17 years I look again on particular recollections with Welsh greats and future Welsh greats. My grandfather and father nurtured my ardour for rugby in my youthful days which has continued all through.
“The chance to be skilled within the sport I like was a dream come true and to symbolize my house area, the Ospreys and golf equipment throughout the area, specifically Mumbles and significantly Bonymaen who guided me in my childhood, was past particular and one thing for which I’m vastly grateful.
“An enormous thanks to the employees and gamers who’ve been a part of my journey, I want you nicely for the long run. To the supporters, thanks for the help and making probably the most particular events much more memorable.