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*Mike Phillips announces his retirement after failing to make a Rugby World Cup appearance this year
*Phillips won 94 caps for Wales, as well as five for the Lions
*The scrum-half was called up as cover for the World Cup, but did not play
*Wales scrum-half Mike Phillips has announced his retirement from international rugby in an interview with the BBC.

The 33-year-old won 94 caps for his country, the last of which came in the run-up to this autumn’s World Cup, and played five times for the British and Irish Lions.

He was originally left out of the squad for the tournament, and although he was called up as injury cover, he did not make an appearance.