Double World Cup winner Jerome Kaino has confirmed that he will definitely retire at the end of this season.
The 37-year-old won 81 caps in an illustrious All Blacks career and says he would like to coach.
“I would like to work with the Stade Toulousain, for the future of this game. For the players who are just starting out, the new generation, to pass on to them my passion and knowledge and everything I’ve learned,” Kaino said.
He arrived at Toulouse in 2018 and captained the club to victory in the 2019 Top 14 final.
Speaking to a French radio stations, the forward revealed five of his toughest opponents, including TWO England internationals.
#5. Maro Itoje (England)
Kaino said: “Maro was pretty tough. He is a force of nature who never gives you a second break from the first minute until the last.”