Former international fullback Ayumu Goromaru, one of the stars of Japan’s 2015 Rugby World Cup campaign, said Monday he had “no regrets” and “felt refreshed” following his retirement from the sport.

Speaking at his retirement press conference, the 35-year-old indicated he will stay involved with rugby in a management role for Yamaha Jubilo, having ended his playing career with the club after its exit from the Japan Top League playoffs in April.

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