Phillips to retire at season’s end

Date published: April 11 2017

Sale Sharks, Wales and British and Irish Lions scrum-half Mike Phillips has announced he plans to retire at the end of the season.

Phillips revealed the news on his Twitter account on Tuesday, bringing to an end a long career in which he played for the Scarlets, Cardiff Blues, Ospreys, Bayonne, Racing 92 and Sale.

Phillips retires on 99 Test caps, 94 of which came for Wales and five for the Lions, scoring ten tries.