1 Oct 2008

Wiki says he won't be coming out international retirement

7:06 am on 1 October 2008

The New Zealand rugby league player, Ruben Wiki has confirmed he won't be coming out of international retirement for next month's World Cup in Australia.

Wiki's 16-year NRL career came to an end last night with the Warriors beaten 32-6 by Manly in the preliminary final in Sydney.

Wiki has been in great form during the top eight playoffs but says his playing days are now behind him.