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Skill, scores and stardom - Galway's Canning departs with hurling acclaim ringing in his ears
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Skill, scores and stardom - Galway's Canning departs with hurling acclaim ringing in his ears

Jul 28th 2021, 6:04 PM 6,853 Views 4 Comments

After a career that stretches back to his minor start in 2004, Joe Canning has called time on his Galway career.

'I have enjoyed every day here' - No regrets as Fardy prepares for life after Leinster
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'I have enjoyed every day here' - No regrets as Fardy prepares for life after Leinster

Jun 10th 2021, 7:00 AM 8,377 Views 14 Comments

The Australian is retiring at the end of the season.

'I think it's something special' - O'Donnell happy to retire as a one-club man
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'I think it's something special' - O'Donnell happy to retire as a one-club man

Updated May 27th 2021, 12:51 PM 26,547 Views 7 Comments

The Munster flanker is set to call it a day at the end of the season.

Former Scotland and Lions winger Tommy Seymour announces retirement at 32
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Former Scotland and Lions winger Tommy Seymour announces retirement at 32

Apr 28th 2021, 12:39 PM 8,659 Views 7 Comments

The back started his career at Ulster and spent 10 years with Glasgow Warriors.

End of the road as ex-Wallabies captain Pocock calls time on rugby career
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End of the road as ex-Wallabies captain Pocock calls time on rugby career

Oct 23rd 2020, 9:19 AM 9,410 Views 10 Comments

Australian great David Pocock is looking to the future after opting against a return to Japan.

Offaly hurling stalwart Bergin calls it a day after 13 years
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Offaly hurling stalwart Bergin calls it a day after 13 years

Jan 15th 2020, 1:27 PM 7,415 Views 5 Comments

‘Time comes against you in the end, I wouldn’t have done it for so long if I didn’t love it,’ the 32-year-old wrote.

Sinn Féin's Jonathan O'Brien won't be contesting the next general election
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Sinn Féin's Jonathan O'Brien won't be contesting the next general election

Jan 6th 2020, 7:16 AM 24,823 Views 30 Comments

The Cork North Central TD said he feels the “time is right to pursue new personal challenges and opportunities”.

Double Olympic champion Nicola Adams retires due to concerns over sight
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Double Olympic champion Nicola Adams retires due to concerns over sight

Nov 6th 2019, 9:49 AM 5,854 Views 1 Comment

The British fighter has been advised to hang up her gloves at the age of 37.

'It was a bit of a fight between my daughter and son to see who took the medal'
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'It was a bit of a fight between my daughter and son to see who took the medal'

Nov 1st 2019, 4:00 PM 19,361 Views 8 Comments

Some big names in the All Blacks set-up bid farewell in Tokyo this evening.

Gatland hopes incoming Pivac can keep Wales out of the 'doldrums'
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Gatland hopes incoming Pivac can keep Wales out of the 'doldrums'

Nov 1st 2019, 2:38 PM 8,217 Views 10 Comments

The outgoing head coach hopes to see the Welsh winning Six Nations titles in years to come.

'He's a god of the game' - Gatland to bow out against his native New Zealand
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'He's a god of the game' - Gatland to bow out against his native New Zealand

Oct 31st 2019, 11:30 AM 7,712 Views 7 Comments

Tomorrow’s World Cup bronze final will see several people bidding farewell.

Mulqueen withdraws from Clare manager race to leave Lohan as only candidate
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Mulqueen withdraws from Clare manager race to leave Lohan as only candidate

Oct 23rd 2019, 9:10 PM 8,719 Views 5 Comments

Mulqueen released a statement this evening to reveal his decision.

'We felt we prepared well, we felt we had a game-plan'
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'We felt we prepared well, we felt we had a game-plan'

Oct 19th 2019, 1:47 PM 9,138 Views 31 Comments

Rory Best felt Ireland had prepared well for their quarter-final clash with New Zealand, despite conceding seven tries in Tokyo.

Super Bowl winner Brock Osweiler announces retirement from NFL aged 28
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Super Bowl winner Brock Osweiler announces retirement from NFL aged 28

Oct 17th 2019, 12:23 PM 8,431 Views 4 Comments

The 2012 second-round pick spent seven seasons in the NFL and was best known for his time at Denver Broncos.

'A real role model for people on and off the pitch' - Tributes pour in for Mayo great Andy Moran
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'A real role model for people on and off the pitch' - Tributes pour in for Mayo great Andy Moran

Aug 27th 2019, 12:14 PM 9,308 Views 23 Comments

‘He played it the way it should be played.’

Ireland's European dream dies as German draw not enough for semi-final spot
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Ireland's European dream dies as German draw not enough for semi-final spot

Aug 21st 2019, 1:36 PM 4,918 Views 0 Comments

The wait for a last four berth at the European Hockey Championships continues.

Henrik Larsson's son on target as St Pat's Europa League dream ends
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Henrik Larsson's son on target as St Pat's Europa League dream ends

Jul 18th 2019, 9:07 PM 8,333 Views 0 Comments

Norrkoping beat the Dublin side 4-1 on aggregate.

Eddie Brennan: 'These are the days that are the cruellest but you learn the most from'
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Eddie Brennan: 'These are the days that are the cruellest but you learn the most from'

Jul 15th 2019, 6:00 AM 9,199 Views 6 Comments

Laois exited but battled until the finish against favourites Tipperary.

Madagascar fairytale ends in Africa Cup of Nations quarters
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Madagascar fairytale ends in Africa Cup of Nations quarters

Jul 11th 2019, 10:30 PM 6,157 Views 3 Comments

Tunisia swept aside their opponents to reach the semi-finals.

'A disappointing day' - Concussion forces former Galway footballer to retire
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'A disappointing day' - Concussion forces former Galway footballer to retire

Jun 11th 2019, 3:00 PM 24,423 Views 6 Comments

Cormac Bane suffered two ‘serious and prolonged’ concussion injuries over the past two years.

Eden Hazard confirms Chelsea exit plan after Europa League final brace
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Eden Hazard confirms Chelsea exit plan after Europa League final brace

May 29th 2019, 10:08 PM 11,258 Views 26 Comments

The Belgian attacker has long been linked with a move to Real Madrid.

'We had a few beers and Paul was crying on the tour bus. He kept saying: I cannot believe I've won an All-Ireland'
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'We had a few beers and Paul was crying on the tour bus. He kept saying: I cannot believe I've won an All-Ireland'

May 25th 2019, 10:00 AM 37,077 Views 6 Comments

With six All-Irelands, 10 Leinster titles, five National Leagues and four consecutive All-Stars, Paul Flynn is set to be remembered as one of Dublin’s all-time greats.

I've lived my dreams: Wallabies' George Smith calls time on 20-year rugby career
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I've lived my dreams: Wallabies' George Smith calls time on 20-year rugby career

May 21st 2019, 8:57 AM 6,211 Views 5 Comments

Veteran flanker won 111 caps for Australia.

Former Ireland international Darren O'Dea sent off 19 minutes into final professional appearance
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Former Ireland international Darren O'Dea sent off 19 minutes into final professional appearance

May 18th 2019, 3:14 PM 12,105 Views 4 Comments

The defender was dismissed early on as Dundee FC suffered a 3-2 defeat to St Mirren.

Champion winning jockey Smullen retires from racing on medical advice
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Champion winning jockey Smullen retires from racing on medical advice

May 7th 2019, 2:02 PM 4,574 Views 4 Comments

The jockey was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in March 2018.

Emotional Rory Best: 'It's so strange being here after so many years'
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Emotional Rory Best: 'It's so strange being here after so many years'

Apr 18th 2019, 5:38 PM 10,657 Views 4 Comments

The Ulster and Ireland captain struggled to contain his emotions at a press conference to announce his retirement this afternoon.

Dundalk captain O'Donnell retires as he takes up role on club's backroom team
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Dundalk captain O'Donnell retires as he takes up role on club's backroom team

Jan 10th 2019, 6:39 PM 3,992 Views 3 Comments

The 32-year-old has called time on a glittering playing career, after winning six League of Ireland titles.

Dublin's 2013 Leinster-winning captain calls time on inter-county hurling career
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Dublin's 2013 Leinster-winning captain calls time on inter-county hurling career

Dec 6th 2018, 4:54 PM 10,379 Views 5 Comments

Johnny McCaffrey made his senior debut in 2006.

Derry star forward and former captain Lynch calls it a day after 15 years
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Derry star forward and former captain Lynch calls it a day after 15 years

Dec 6th 2018, 9:29 AM 3,369 Views 1 Comment

Mark Lynch has retired from inter-county football.

Limerick hurling stalwart Hickey announces his inter-county retirement
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Limerick hurling stalwart Hickey announces his inter-county retirement

Dec 4th 2018, 9:26 AM 7,386 Views 6 Comments

Seamus Hickey made his debut for the county back in 2006.

Wales' most capped player to retire this weekend due to 'chronic' knee injury
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Wales' most capped player to retire this weekend due to 'chronic' knee injury

Oct 31st 2018, 10:03 AM 16,496 Views 5 Comments

Gethin Jenkins will call time on his decorated career after Cardiff’s Pro14 clash against Zebre on Sunday.

Two-time world champion Alonso announces Formula One retirement
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Two-time world champion Alonso announces Formula One retirement

Aug 14th 2018, 7:25 PM 5,100 Views 10 Comments

The 37-year-old Spaniard has 32 Grand Prix wins to his name in 17 seasons.

Departing Graham Burke signs off with another goal as Rovers leave Limerick with the spoils
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Departing Graham Burke signs off with another goal as Rovers leave Limerick with the spoils

Jun 15th 2018, 9:57 PM 7,829 Views 1 Comment

Preston-bound Burke netted once and hit the post with a rasper as he ended his final Hoops game in victory.

'He hits like an absolute train' - Stockdale lauds retiring mentor Trimble
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'He hits like an absolute train' - Stockdale lauds retiring mentor Trimble

May 3rd 2018, 8:00 PM 11,843 Views 3 Comments

The 33-year-old Ulsterman announced his retirement from professional rugby earlier today.

Nina Carberry joins Katie Walsh in retirement after Punchestown victory
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Nina Carberry joins Katie Walsh in retirement after Punchestown victory

Apr 28th 2018, 4:56 PM 5,973 Views 4 Comments

The 33-year-old signs off with seven Cheltenham winners and an Irish Grand National triumph to her credit.

Ireland's hopes of making World Rugby Sevens Series cruelly dashed with injury time defeat
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Ireland's hopes of making World Rugby Sevens Series cruelly dashed with injury time defeat

Apr 8th 2018, 12:12 PM 13,035 Views 9 Comments

Anthony Eddy’s side suffered a late 12-7 loss at the hands of Japan.

Wales and Ospreys winger forced to retire at 25 after back surgery
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Wales and Ospreys winger forced to retire at 25 after back surgery

Mar 2nd 2018, 4:18 PM 9,978 Views 5 Comments

Eli Walker made his international debut against Ireland back in 2015.

'One of the true greats' - Praise for Jamie Heaslip after he calls time on rugby career
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'One of the true greats' - Praise for Jamie Heaslip after he calls time on rugby career

Feb 26th 2018, 7:48 PM 11,535 Views 8 Comments

The Leinster and Ireland player announced his retirement today.

End of an era as long-serving Limerick duo call time on their inter-county careers
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End of an era as long-serving Limerick duo call time on their inter-county careers

Jan 22nd 2018, 12:03 PM 8,586 Views 3 Comments

Johnny McCarthy and Seanie Buckley have called it a day.

Gerald Fleming on why he's finishing up at Met Éireann (but bringing the weather with him)
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Gerald Fleming on why he's finishing up at Met Éireann (but bringing the weather with him)

Dec 30th 2017, 9:45 AM 33,960 Views 11 Comments

Gerald Fleming is bowing out as Head of Forecasting at Met Éireann.

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