Pretzel. C`mon don`t be sour. If you as a pro come to the end of your career, are you seriously saying you would not turn down an opportunity to play semi-pro for a year or two to help secure your young families future and provide an experience of a different culture etc at the same time? To turn down such an experience and help to provide so much culture, experience and financial gains to yourself, your wife and Children, would be no less than a disservice to them and you. He has retired from international Rugby, The Celtic (Pro League) and gone to play for enjoyment and they offer him serious cash to do it. Good luck to him. Jealousy is a terrible thing. If I had half the chance, I`d be off like a shot...! Lets be honest.