Hall of Fame honour for Jonny

2015-04-21 14:32
Jonny Wilkinson (File)

Cape Town - England 2003 Rugby World Cup winner, Jonny Wilkinson, will join the Rugby Players' Association hall of fame on May 13.

According to the BBC website, the 35-year-old, who ended his career after helping Toulon to a European Cup defence last summer, joins Gareth Edwards and Michael Lynagh among those to receive the award, as well as former team-mates Martin Johnson and Jason Robinson

"I'm honoured to be joining such an illustrious line-up," said Wilkinson.

Wilkinson played 91 Tests for England as well as six matches for the British and Irish Lions.

Wilkinson played nine Tests against the Springboks and was on the winning side on five occasions.

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