10 Oct 2011

Muliaina admits All Black career end is painful

6:21 pm on 10 October 2011

The All Blacks fullback Mils Muliaina was reduced to tears at the realisation his All Black career was over.

Muliaina and first five Colin Slade have been ruled out of the rest of the World Cup because of injuries suffered in last night's win over Argentina.

Muliaina fracture his shoulder playing one hundredth test says the sudden end to his international career is hard to take.

Muliaina's future is now playing club rugby in Japan.

Hosea Gear and Stephen Donald have been called into the squad.