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#Bowing out

From The42 'A real role model for people on and off the pitch' - Tributes pour in for Mayo great Andy Moran End Of An Era

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

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

From The42 Ireland's European dream dies as German draw not enough for semi-final spot Bowing Out This post contains videos

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

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

From The42 Henrik Larsson's son on target as St Pat's Europa League dream ends Bowing Out

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

Norrkoping beat the Dublin side 4-1 on aggregate.

From The42 Eddie Brennan: 'These are the days that are the cruellest but you learn the most from' Bowing Out

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

Laois exited but battled until the finish against favourites Tipperary.

From The42 Madagascar fairytale ends in Africa Cup of Nations quarters Bowing Out

Madagascar fairytale ends in Africa Cup of Nations quarters

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

From The42 'A disappointing day' - Concussion forces former Galway footballer to retire Bowing Out

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

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

From The42 Eden Hazard confirms Chelsea exit plan after Europa League final brace Bowing Out

Eden Hazard confirms Chelsea exit plan after Europa League final brace

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

From The42 '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' Legendary Status

'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'

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.

From The42 I've lived my dreams: Wallabies' George Smith calls time on 20-year rugby career Bowing Out

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

Veteran flanker won 111 caps for Australia.

From The42 Former Ireland international Darren O'Dea sent off 19 minutes into final professional appearance Bowing Out

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

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

From The42 Champion winning jockey Smullen retires from racing on medical advice Bowing Out

Champion winning jockey Smullen retires from racing on medical advice

The jockey was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in March 2018.

From The42 Emotional Rory Best: 'It's so strange being here after so many years' Bowing Out

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

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

From The42 Dundalk captain O'Donnell retires as he takes up role on club's backroom team Bowing Out

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

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

From The42 Dublin's 2013 Leinster-winning captain calls time on inter-county hurling career Bowing Out

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

Johnny McCaffrey made his senior debut in 2006.

From The42 Derry star forward and former captain Lynch calls it a day after 15 years A Class Act

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

Mark Lynch has retired from inter-county football.

From The42 Limerick hurling stalwart Hickey announces his inter-county retirement Bowing Out

Limerick hurling stalwart Hickey announces his inter-county retirement

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

From The42 Wales' most capped player to retire this weekend due to 'chronic' knee injury Bowing Out

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

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

From The42 Two-time world champion Alonso announces Formula One retirement Bowing Out

Two-time world champion Alonso announces Formula One retirement

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

From The42 Departing Graham Burke signs off with another goal as Rovers leave Limerick with the spoils Bowing Out

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

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

From The42 'He hits like an absolute train' - Stockdale lauds retiring mentor Trimble Bowing Out

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

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

From The42 Nina Carberry joins Katie Walsh in retirement after Punchestown victory Bowing Out

Nina Carberry joins Katie Walsh in retirement after Punchestown victory

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

From The42 Ireland's hopes of making World Rugby Sevens Series cruelly dashed with injury time defeat Bowing Out

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

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

From The42 Wales and Ospreys winger forced to retire at 25 after back surgery Career Cut Short

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

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

From The42 'One of the true greats' - Praise for Jamie Heaslip after he calls time on rugby career Bowing Out

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

The Leinster and Ireland player announced his retirement today.

From The42 End of an era as long-serving Limerick duo call time on their inter-county careers Bowing Out

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

Johnny McCarthy and Seanie Buckley have called it a day.

From TheJournal.ie Gerald Fleming on why he's finishing up at Met Éireann (but bringing the weather with him) Everywhere He Goes

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

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

From The42 'Warrior. Leader. Inspiration. Legend. Gentleman' - Tributes to Tyrone's Sean Cavanagh Bowing Out

'Warrior. Leader. Inspiration. Legend. Gentleman' - Tributes to Tyrone's Sean Cavanagh

The Red Hand colossus has bowed out of inter-county football after making 89 senior championship appearances.

From The42 Shamrock Rovers' European campaign ends with a whimper in Czech Republic Bowing Out

Shamrock Rovers' European campaign ends with a whimper in Czech Republic

Stephen Bradley’s men were unable to overturn the first leg deficit as they lost 2-0 tonight.

From The42 Leinster lock's France move is off as Mike McCarthy is forced to retire due to injury Bowing Out

Leinster lock's France move is off as Mike McCarthy is forced to retire due to injury

The 35-year-old has ended his rugby career on medical advice.

From The42 One of Laois' best-known hurlers retires from inter-county game at just 28 End Of The Road

One of Laois' best-known hurlers retires from inter-county game at just 28

Hip injuries have forced Willie Hyland to step away.

From The42 Two former Roscommon captains have retired from inter-county football Bowing Out

Two former Roscommon captains have retired from inter-county football

Manager Kevin McStay has paid tribute to Geoffrey Claffey and Niall Carty.

From The42 Kilmacud Crokes end Ballyboden's reign as All-Ireland senior club football champions Bowing Out

Kilmacud Crokes end Ballyboden's reign as All-Ireland senior club football champions

Dublin All-Ireland winner Paul Mannion scored the crucial goal for the winners.

From The42 There'll be new county senior hurling champions in Clare this year Bowing Out

There'll be new county senior hurling champions in Clare this year

Sixmilebridge were knocked out at the weekend.

From The42 'It was maybe a bit emotional for our boys coming home' - Longford's great run ends Bowing Out

'It was maybe a bit emotional for our boys coming home' - Longford's great run ends

Denis Connerton felt recent exertions finally caught up on his side.

From The42 Swansea hold City, but Pellegrini delivers Champions League place for Pep Fourth

Swansea hold City, but Pellegrini delivers Champions League place for Pep

Andre Ayew’s deflected free-kick made for a nervy second half, but CIty kept a firm grip on the result they needed.

From The42 One of the best Meath forwards of the last decade has retired Bowing Out

One of the best Meath forwards of the last decade has retired

“Big loss” as Allstar Stephen Bray calls it a day.

From The42 Pennetta wins US Open - and then immediately announces her retirement Bowing Out

Pennetta wins US Open - and then immediately announces her retirement

“This is how I say goodbye to tennis.”

From The42 UCD's European adventure comes to an end with heavy defeat Bowing Out

UCD's European adventure comes to an end with heavy defeat

The Students bow out of the Europa League but not without another valiant display.

From The42 Kildare shook by the loss of 2 more players who are leaving for the States Bowing Out

Kildare shook by the loss of 2 more players who are leaving for the States

It’s the latest in a long line of departures from Jason Ryan’s panel.

From The42 'We had a few drinks...': Barbarian spirit still alive, but Jennings praises professional balance Bowing Out

'We had a few drinks...': Barbarian spirit still alive, but Jennings praises professional balance

The openside is enjoying his last week as a professional, but not too much.

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