Wilkinson has had an illustrious career consisting of many great moments despite large parts of it being dogged by injury. At the age of 32, Wilkinson has made over 90 appearances for England and 6 for the British and Irish Lions.
He made 138 appearances for Newcastle Falcons and he made his England Test debut against Ireland in April 1998 and made his last appearance against France in the quarter-finals of England's RWC 2011 campaign.
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Wilkinson's departure from English Rugby will mean he can focus on his club career at Toulon and can also allow youngsters like Owen Farrell to come through into the England elite ranks.