'What I've achieved is amazing' - Nel

Scotland and Edinburgh prop WP Nel says he wouldn't change a thing after he announced his decision to retire at the end of this season.

The 37-year-old signed for Edinburgh in 2012, and has made 200 appearances for the capital club, while also earning 61 Scotland caps.

"I had to think what the future looked like," Nel said. "This season I have struggled a bit with my neck and the body is not there any more with recovery, so it felt right to call it a day.

"It's been funny to think back when we arrived. [It was my] second time out of South Africa, I didn't know what to expect, and 12 years later, it's been amazing.

"There is nothing I would do different. To make 200 appearances for Edinburgh, it's been a dream come true. To sit here and say I've achieved what I've achieved is amazing.

"The support is amazing every week and at the end of the day I can just say thank you [to the supporters]."