‘I wanted to enjoy a break from rugby’

first_img Shop Bras Online | Search AdsTake a Look at These Bra and Panty SetsShop Bras Online | Search Ads|SponsoredSponsoredUndo Published on May 28, 2020 ‘ GoGoPeak10 Most Beautiful Cities You Should Visit Once In Your LifetimeGoGoPeak|SponsoredSponsoredUndo Post by SA Rugby magazine ‘ All Blacks star Brodie Retallick has revealed why he turned down an approach from the Chiefs to rejoin them for Vodacom Super Rugby Aotearoa.Retallick was among the New Zealanders who returned home after the Japanese Top League season was cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic.While he is contracted with the All Blacks until 2023, Retallick took the option of a sabbatical in Japan and signed to play for the Kobe Steelers until the end of the 2021 season.ALSO READ: Notshe on coming back from ‘dark place’However, after the 28-year-old returned to New Zealand, the Chiefs still reached out to him about playing for them in New Zealand’s domestic restart of Super Rugby.‘The Chiefs did approach me, but one of the reasons I wanted to stay [playing] in Japan and do these couple of seasons was just to have a break – a bit of time with the family with a long off-season, and give the body a bit of a break,’ Retallick told The Country.‘Warren Gatland chucked it out there that I wasn’t going to play Super Rugby and that I was spending some time on my Hawke’s Bay farm, but I can clarify that – I own a property in Hawke’s Bay, where we are at the moment, but it’s only about 1,500 square metres – so it’s no farm, that’s for sure,’ he added with a laugh.‘I’m sure the footy is going to be good viewing with Super Rugby Aotearoa, it’s going to be tough, but living in Hawke’s Bay at the moment I decided not to chuck the boots on for the Chiefs this season and just enjoy a bit of a longer break that we’ve got now.’Super Rugby Aotearoa begins on 13 June, with the Chiefs travelling to take on the Highlanders in the opening match in Dunedin.Photo: Phil Walter/Getty Images World Cup-winning Bok quartet in Eddie Jones’ all-time XVMaverick coach Eddie Jones has named his Test dream team made up of players he has worked with throughout his illustrious career.SA Rugby MagUndoLoans | Search AdsLooking for loan in Hong Kong? Find options hereLoans | Search Ads|SponsoredSponsoredUndoCNAHow is life for Cambodian boy linguist after viral fame?CNA|SponsoredSponsoredUndoShop Bras Online | Search AdsBrilliant Bra and Panty Sets (take a look)Shop Bras Online | Search Ads|SponsoredSponsoredUndo贷款| 搜索广告在香港獲得貸款可能比您想的要容易贷款| 搜索广告|SponsoredSponsoredUndo熱門話題對肚腩脂肪感到後悔!試了在萬寧賣的這個後…熱門話題|SponsoredSponsoredUndo  742  63 Brodie Retallick is tackled against the Jaguares center_img Posted in Super Rugby, Top headlines Tagged Brodie Retallick, Super Rugby ‘I wanted to enjoy a break from rugby’ ‘ AlphaCuteOprah’s New House Cost $90 Million, And This Is What It Looks LikeAlphaCute|SponsoredSponsoredUndo ‘ 熱門話題不要被酵素騙了!在萬寧賣的「這個」直接針對脂肪…熱門話題|SponsoredSponsoredUndoAaron Smith names South African as greatest World Cup scrumhalfSA Rugby MagUndoJapan-based Kiwi player: I hope to never experience this againSA Rugby MagUndoLife Exact BrazilGrace Jones Is Now 72 Years Old, This Is Her NowLife Exact Brazil|SponsoredSponsoredUndo ‘ ‘ Watch: I wanted to rip Jean’s head off – Jaque FourieSA Rugby MagUndolast_img

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