The Official Online RBS 6 Nations Store is open. The store has everything you need to get behind your team during the RBS 6 Nations, plus the store is now fully stocked with a much wider range of rugby merchandise.
"I feel as good as I have ever done,” said the Munster forward. “If I stay injury-free I do not see why I should not continue playing.
"I have been lucky with injury when I look around at some of my team-mates."
Hayes highlights last year’s RBS 6 Nations Grand Slam as the highlights of his career to date – but as plans to run out at Twickenham – the giant prop is looking forwards and not backwards.
"The obvious high was last year winning the Grand Slam," said Hayes.
"My first cap was a huge honour and there have been lots of great one-off victories, but the Grand Slam was the best."