DONE: England's record try-scorer announces retirement - Ruck

DONE: England’s record try-scorer announces retirement

England rugby sevens legend Dan Norton has announced he will retire from the sport following the Vancouver Sevens Series.

The 34-year-old speedster bows out of the sport as the all-time leading try scorer in the sevens series with 358.

“It’s time to hang up the boots,” said Norton, who made his international sevens debut in 2009.

“I’ve loved every minute of it, I’ve loved being involved with England, with GB, I’ve loved being a part of amazing programmes over the years and if I keep talking I’m going to cry.

“It’s coming to an end but I’ve enjoyed the last 13, 14 years annoying the world, annoying my teammates – loved every minute of it.

“I love all the support from the guys at home and all across the world, this is an amazing sport, we love playing it, we love being involved, and it’s everything for us.”

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