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Tim Visser stepped down from international duty on Thursday The Harlequins wing wants to focus on his family and club career going forward Visser was born in Holland but qualified for Scotland on residency grounds The 30-year-old scored 14 tries in 33 appearances between 2012-17

By Press Association Sport Staff

Published: 15:23 BST, 3 May 2018 | Updated: 15:23 BST, 3 May 2018

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Harlequins wing Tim Visser has announced his retirement from Scotland duty.  

The 30-year-old scored 14 tries in 33 internationals but has decided to stand down to spend more time with his family and concentrate on his club career.

The Dutchman qualified for Scotland in 2012 under residency grounds during a six-year spell with Edinburgh. 

The former Newcastle player told the Scottish Rugby Union website: 'Playing for Scotland has been the biggest honour of my life. I feel it has been even more special by not being my country of birth but where I had grown to call home.

Scotland wing Tim Visser has announced his retirement from international rugby

Scotland wing Tim Visser has announced his retirement from international rugby

'Being asked to play for a top nation in world rugby and being accepted by my team-mates as one of their own has been incredible.

'I can still remember my

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