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Good luck to Rushie, always liked him as a player, even thoguh he has not played to his own high standards in the last two seasons.
To take Burnell's place in the coaching can only be an improvement.
Posted 11:50 13th July 2012
Paul Tito, the other Cardiff Blues captain, has also finished with the club and returned to NZ. In the 'quiet achiever' category, 34 and his words "never had a real job"
Two concussions have ended his rugby: "George Stowers started the rot. He got me a beauty with a good high swinging arm. I've had problems ever since. The final nail in the coffin came in a game against Treviso in Italy. I collected a beauty down there from a large fellow. Things weren't good, I was on gas and air. I was a bit of a mess and had a terrible month. I struggled to do anything and had continual headaches. The writing was on the wall and that made my decision to retire easier."
Posted 09:16 12th July 2012