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Gut instinct tells Wilko it's time to go

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Jonny Wilkinson said a "loud and pretty true gut feeling" had told him now was the right time to bring down the curtain on a brilliant career. 

A picture taken on November 22, 2003 shows English fly-half Jonny Wilkinson booting the winning a drop goal during the World Cup final against Australia at the Olympic Park Stadium in Sydney

For a player renowned for his methodical preparation and attention to detail, it seemed strange that such an old-fashioned thing as 'gut instinct' should be the spark for the England fly-half great's announcement on Monday.

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