Super Rugby: Rebels Lock Thomson Forced To Hang Up the Boots

Rebels Media Release - Rebels lock Chris Thomson has retired from professional Rugby, effective immediately. Thomson, who signed for the Rebels ahead of the 2013 season, has battled many injuries during his career and was listed as indefinite on the Club's latest injury report. The lock announced his decision to call time on his career to his teammates late last week. Thomson, who has also been battling a knee complaint, didn't make a Super Rugby appearance for the Rebels, but has certainly made his mark off the field at the Club. Elected as the 2014 Rugby Union Player's Association (RUPA) Club representative, Thomson is well-equipped for life outside of Rugby and will join his 2013 Rebels teammate Nic Henderson in full-time employment as a member of the Club's off-field staff. Popular with teammates and fans alike, Thomson saw h
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