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Tom May to retire at end of season
ESPN Staff
January 9, 2015
This will be Tom May's last season in professional rugby © Getty Images
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London Welsh veteran Tom May will retire from professional rugby at the end of the season.

May, who won two England caps, will pursue his business interests after a career comes to an end that saw him play for Newcastle, Toulon, Northampton and now London Welsh.

May, 35, said: "It's a tough decision to make because I've been playing for quite a while and it's what I've grown up knowing, so there's a certain amount of fear that goes with making that decision but also a huge amount of excitement.

"I've been lucky to play for some really great clubs which have given me a huge amount of opportunities - Newcastle, where it all started, Toulon, Northampton and then having the opportunity to try and create something with London Welsh in terms of getting out of the Championship and then playing this season in the Premiership.

"This season hasn't gone as we would have hoped but I've really enjoyed working with the guys at London Welsh. I've enjoyed been part of a group led by Justin [Burnell] but I know for a fact that I can't keep on going for another year.

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