Rugby Championship

Former All Black Weepu retires

2017-10-14 10:58
Piri Weepu (Getty)

Cape Town - Former All Black Piri Weepu has retired from rugby at the age of 36.

Weepu announced his decision on social media on Saturday. 

'It’s been a honour and a privilege to have played footy over the years! #AllDone #HangingTheBootsUp,' Weepu wrote on Instagram alongside a picture of his boots hanging in the locker room.

The scrumhalf played 71 Tests for the All Blacks and scored 103 points.

He also turned out for the Blues and the Hurricanes in Super Rugby as well as London Welsh, Wasps, Oyonnax and Narbonne in Europe. 

His final match came for Wairarapa Bush in the Heartland Championship in New Zealand. 

It’s been a honour and a privilege to have played footy over the years! #AllDone #HangingTheBootsUp

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