18 Sep 2015

Tomkins keen on return to New Zealand

11:41 am on 18 September 2015

Departing Warriors and English fullback Sam Tomkins says he plans on living in New Zealand in the future.

Former Warriors fullback Sam Tomkins.

Former Warriors fullback Sam Tomkins. Photo: PHOTOSPORT

Tomkins played two seasons for the Warriors, but he's returning to the UK to play for Wigan in the Super League after he was granted an early release from his three year contract in the National Rugby League competition.

The 26-year-old says his time here has been memorable.

"It's somewhere that I've really enjoyed, I plan on living here again at some point, maybe when I finish playing.

"I think it's just the Kiwi lifestyle, you're very lucky to live in such a beautiful country," Tomkins said.

Tomkins said he hopes to play for England in their end of year series against the Kiwis in the UK.

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