Former England back-row Thomas Waldrom has revealed he has decided to retire from rugby at the age of 35, The New Zealand-born forward, nicknamed ‘The Tank’, was prolific during his time in the Premiership with the Exeter Chiefs and was the competition’s leading try-scorer in 2015 and 2016.
Waldrom, who also managed to earn five caps for England between 2012 and 2013, went back to his homeland to play with Wellington for the 2010 Mitre 10 Cup.
Having claimed two titles in the Premiership with Exeter and Leicester Tigers, the veteran has decided to call time on his playing career, announcing his decision on social media.
“I have made a decision, a hard one at that, but it’s time to hang the boots up,” he tweeted.
“A massive thanks to @WgtnRugby for letting me come back and finish where it all started.”