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Nadal ends season due to foot injury, meaning another big name misses US Open
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Nadal ends season due to foot injury, meaning another big name misses US Open

Aug 20th 2021, 12:06 PM 1,622 Views 0 Comments

The world number three has 20 major titles to his name, including four in New York.

Two World Cups and 128 international goals: US legend Carli Lloyd announces retirement at 39
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Two World Cups and 128 international goals: US legend Carli Lloyd announces retirement at 39

Aug 16th 2021, 5:57 PM 4,531 Views 3 Comments

The two-time World Player of the Year will line out for her country in upcoming friendlies and play the remainder of the club season with NJ/NY Gotham FC.

Cork All-Ireland winner Ciarán Sheehan forced to retire from inter-county football
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Cork All-Ireland winner Ciarán Sheehan forced to retire from inter-county football

Jun 20th 2021, 12:14 PM 9,719 Views 2 Comments

The former AFL player has struggled with persistent knee injuries of late.

Ireland pair Tyrrell and Fitzhenry announce retirements from international rugby
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Ireland pair Tyrrell and Fitzhenry announce retirements from international rugby

May 28th 2021, 10:51 AM 4,786 Views 0 Comments

Both players were members of the 2015 Six Nations-winning squad.

Former Munster, Leinster and Ulster lock Nagle announces retirement
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Former Munster, Leinster and Ulster lock Nagle announces retirement

May 25th 2021, 12:28 PM 11,241 Views 3 Comments

The 32-year-old has most recently been on the books at Zebre.

All-Star defender Barrett becomes latest long-serving Mayo stalwart to retire
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All-Star defender Barrett becomes latest long-serving Mayo stalwart to retire

Jan 15th 2021, 2:53 PM 8,497 Views 8 Comments

The Belmullet native has called time on his 13-year senior career.

Veteran League of Ireland striker Faherty retires after 14 seasons
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Veteran League of Ireland striker Faherty retires after 14 seasons

Nov 9th 2020, 2:10 PM 6,808 Views 2 Comments

The 33-year-old enjoyed spells at Galway United, St Patrick’s Athletic, Dundalk, Limerick and Sligo Rovers among others.

'A servant through good times and bad' - Carlow stalwart calls time on inter-county career after 13 years
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'A servant through good times and bad' - Carlow stalwart calls time on inter-county career after 13 years

Jul 4th 2020, 5:58 PM 6,859 Views 3 Comments

Daniel St Ledger is retiring from inter-county football, his club Kildavin/Clonegal say.

Former Liverpool striker Baros retiring aged 38
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Former Liverpool striker Baros retiring aged 38

Jul 3rd 2020, 1:59 PM 11,228 Views 10 Comments

The ex-Czech Republic international won the 2005 Champions League, and also claimed the Golden Boot at Euro 2004.

Ex-England, Juventus and Chelsea striker Aluko retires at 32
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Ex-England, Juventus and Chelsea striker Aluko retires at 32

Jan 15th 2020, 1:18 PM 6,729 Views 2 Comments

Most recently plying her trade with the Italian champions, the outspoken forward hangs up her boots having earned 102 international caps.

Former Scotland captain retires from international rugby after winning 76 caps
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Former Scotland captain retires from international rugby after winning 76 caps

Dec 4th 2019, 12:58 PM 13,788 Views 4 Comments

Edinburgh back-rower John Barclay featured at three World Cups, including the most recent tournament in Japan.

'The time is right for me to step away' - Limerick All-Ireland winner retires after 11 years
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'The time is right for me to step away' - Limerick All-Ireland winner retires after 11 years

Nov 22nd 2019, 8:27 AM 9,533 Views 12 Comments

30 and out: Paul Browne has called time on his inter-county career.

After 14 years at the top, Armagh stalwart Vernon retires from inter-county football
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After 14 years at the top, Armagh stalwart Vernon retires from inter-county football

Oct 14th 2019, 2:42 PM 4,295 Views 0 Comments

‘I end my career in the knowledge that I have given it my all to drive Armagh football forward,’ the two-time Ulster champion signed off.

Northern Ireland defender McAuley retires from football aged 39
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Northern Ireland defender McAuley retires from football aged 39

Sep 30th 2019, 10:45 AM 4,919 Views 1 Comment

‘I enjoyed every second I wore the Northern Ireland shirt ,’ writes the former Rangers man.

Former Chelsea and England defender Ashley Cole announces retirement from football
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Former Chelsea and England defender Ashley Cole announces retirement from football

Aug 18th 2019, 3:29 PM 6,280 Views 3 Comments

The left-back won Premier League and Champions League titles, and picked up over a hundred caps for England during a 20-year career.

Munster hooker Mike Sherry announces retirement from rugby
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Munster hooker Mike Sherry announces retirement from rugby

Jul 1st 2019, 9:26 AM 12,101 Views 9 Comments

The 31-year-old cited injury and a lack of contract offers as the reasons behind his decision.

Westmeath's Connellan calls time on Aussie Rules career and returns home to Ireland
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Westmeath's Connellan calls time on Aussie Rules career and returns home to Ireland

Jun 17th 2019, 3:31 PM 6,822 Views 0 Comments

The 24-year-old comes back home to focus on his studies and spend time with his family.

Ex-Man City and Barcelona midfielder Yaya Toure retires
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Ex-Man City and Barcelona midfielder Yaya Toure retires

May 10th 2019, 6:00 PM 10,404 Views 10 Comments

The 35-year-old, a four-time African Footballer of the Year, will move into coaching, according to his agent.

Fiji to tackle World Cup without Nadolo after winger announces international retirement
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Fiji to tackle World Cup without Nadolo after winger announces international retirement

Jan 31st 2019, 1:06 PM 7,254 Views 10 Comments

Nemani Nadolo has called time on his Fiji career at 31.

Ex-Liverpool and Chelsea defender Johnson announces retirement
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Ex-Liverpool and Chelsea defender Johnson announces retirement

Jan 21st 2019, 1:24 PM 11,344 Views 2 Comments

The 34-year-old, who began his career at West Ham, earned 54 caps for England.

'I had 70 and 80-year-old men coming up to me in tears. That kind of summed it up'
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'I had 70 and 80-year-old men coming up to me in tears. That kind of summed it up'

Jan 17th 2019, 6:40 PM 11,494 Views 1 Comment

Killian Brennan reflects on an incredible career in the League of Ireland after announcing his retirement this week.

66-times capped Wales international forced to retire due to shoulder injury
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66-times capped Wales international forced to retire due to shoulder injury

Dec 26th 2018, 2:25 PM 12,027 Views 1 Comment

The Ospreys prop Paul James has opted to finish his playing career and turn his attention to coaching.

Former UFC champion Hendricks retires with plans to pursue wrestling coaching
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Former UFC champion Hendricks retires with plans to pursue wrestling coaching

Jun 28th 2018, 9:26 AM 3,613 Views 9 Comments

‘Everything I set my mind to, I achieved,’ he said of his 10-year professional MMA career.

Poll: Should we stop putting the clocks back and forward by an hour each year?
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Poll: Should we stop putting the clocks back and forward by an hour each year?

Mar 25th 2018, 6:15 PM 56,053 Views 58 Comments

Daylight savings began at 1am today – but is it still necessary?

After 53 goals and 119 caps, Wayne Rooney has retired from international football
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After 53 goals and 119 caps, Wayne Rooney has retired from international football

Aug 23rd 2017, 1:30 PM 8,869 Views 24 Comments

England’s all-time record goalscorer will concentrate on his club football with Everton.

'I've just hit a wall': Why one of Cork’s most famous restaurants has suddenly shut
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'I've just hit a wall': Why one of Cork’s most famous restaurants has suddenly shut

Jul 22nd 2017, 8:30 PM 74,129 Views 59 Comments

Fenn’s Quay owner and head chef Kate Lawlor decided to close the eatery.

Ex-Wales scrum-half Mike Phillips to retire from rugby at end of season
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Ex-Wales scrum-half Mike Phillips to retire from rugby at end of season

Apr 11th 2017, 7:19 PM 9,759 Views 7 Comments

The 34-year-old is calling it a day after the current Premiership campaign.

The Irish rugby players who bowed out of the game this year
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The Irish rugby players who bowed out of the game this year

Dec 25th 2016, 2:00 PM 12,116 Views 5 Comments

Only one man got to choose exactly when he’d bow out.

All-Ireland winner Fintan Goold retires from inter-county football
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All-Ireland winner Fintan Goold retires from inter-county football

Nov 8th 2016, 10:02 AM 7,312 Views 4 Comments

The 30-year-old has been a member of the Cork panel since 2004.

Another long-serving Tipperary hurler has called it a day
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Another long-serving Tipperary hurler has called it a day

Nov 14th 2015, 12:53 PM 11,763 Views 4 Comments

James Woodlock has retired from inter-county hurling.

Dublin defender Ger Brennan confirms retirement from intercounty football
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Dublin defender Ger Brennan confirms retirement from intercounty football

Oct 5th 2015, 12:21 PM 7,196 Views 11 Comments

The St Vincent’s man has announced his decision through a GPA statement.

Dublin's 2010 All-Ireland winning goalkeeper has announced her retirement
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Dublin's 2010 All-Ireland winning goalkeeper has announced her retirement

Apr 7th 2015, 9:45 AM 4,125 Views 0 Comments

Cliodhna O’Connor will cease playing activities at club and intercounty level

See ya in Coppers, Bryan? Cullen announces Dublin retirement
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See ya in Coppers, Bryan? Cullen announces Dublin retirement

Jan 9th 2015, 12:58 PM 15,675 Views 20 Comments

The wing forward won two All-Irelands with the capital.

Calling time: Smaller bars issue zero-tolerance warning on '12 Pubs of Christmas'
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Calling time: Smaller bars issue zero-tolerance warning on '12 Pubs of Christmas'

Dec 6th 2014, 7:57 PM 60,524 Views 69 Comments

While the phenomenon is obviously great for business, some bar owners say they won’t be allowing groups of ’12 pubs’ drinkers darken their doors.

Colm O'Neill told by ref there was 'a minute or so left' in yesterday's Cork-Mayo game
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Colm O'Neill told by ref there was 'a minute or so left' in yesterday's Cork-Mayo game

Aug 4th 2014, 1:15 AM 13,160 Views 28 Comments

There was plenty controversy at the finish in Croke Park yesterday.

After 14 years and 114 caps, Steven Gerrard retires from England duty
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After 14 years and 114 caps, Steven Gerrard retires from England duty

Jul 21st 2014, 3:17 PM 5,485 Views 49 Comments

The Liverpool captain says he made the decision as he wants to concentrate on club football.

Wimbledon champion Bartoli announces shock retirement at 28
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Wimbledon champion Bartoli announces shock retirement at 28

Aug 15th 2013, 8:50 AM 3,849 Views 2 Comments

The French tennis star has been forced to end her career prematurely due to a series of injuries.

Counihan steps down as Rebels boss
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Counihan steps down as Rebels boss

Aug 3rd 2013, 9:12 PM 4,457 Views 13 Comments

The Cork manager announced he is ending his six-year spell in charge of the senior footballers after the defeat to Dublin this evening.

I'm done: Gene Muller steps down as Ireland's hockey coach
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I'm done: Gene Muller steps down as Ireland's hockey coach

Mar 27th 2012, 3:07 PM 340 Views 0 Comments

The South African brought the Irish women’s team to within one match of Olympic qualification.

'Stressed out' Kennelly announces decision to quit the AFL
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'Stressed out' Kennelly announces decision to quit the AFL

Sep 1st 2011, 11:51 AM 270 Views 0 Comments

Tadhg Kennelly says he has been playing under the stress of whether or not to quit the AFL, and feels a weight has been lifted.