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#End of an era

Ireland star and multi-discipline Kerry athlete Galvin calls time on Sevens rugby career

The Covid-19 pandemic ultimately brought an end to this chapter of the 33-year-old’s colourful sporting journey.

From The42 Graham Cummins retires aged 32 after third spell at Cork City comes to premature end Moving On

Graham Cummins retires aged 32 after third spell at Cork City comes to premature end

‘I’ve come to a stage in my life where I had to think of a career besides being a footballer.’

From The42 'The whole story has been a fairytale' - Former Scotland captain retires from professional rugby Wave Goodbye

'The whole story has been a fairytale' - Former Scotland captain retires from professional rugby

John Barclay has called time on his 16-year career.

Millwall make 'difficult decision' to part company with Ireland striker O'Brien

Aiden O’Brien will move on at the end of the season, having played 226 times for the Championship club.

Former NFL MVP Cam Newton released by Carolina Panthers

The quarter-back played only two games in 2019, losing both, with a Lisfranc fracture forcing him to watch the rest of a 5-11 season from the sideline.

Waterford great calls time on inter-county career after a remarkable 19-season stint

Déise ladies football stalwart Michelle Ryan has announced her inter-county retirement.

Jim Gavin steps down as Dublin manager

He led the county to a historic fifth successive All-Ireland title earlier this year.

From The42 Galway's All-Ireland winning goalkeeper calls time on 13-year inter-county career Number One

Galway's All-Ireland winning goalkeeper calls time on 13-year inter-county career

Colm Callanan announced the news with a brilliant statement – and confirmed that he has accepted a coaching role in the set-up.

From The42 'The time is right for me to step away' - Limerick All-Ireland winner retires after 11 years Brownie

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

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

'A hugely difficult decision' - Poacher announces departure as Carlow coach

Steven Poacher spent three seasons with the Barrowsiders.

From The42 After 14 years at the top, Armagh stalwart Vernon retires from inter-county football Calling Time

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

‘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.

Giants bench Eli Manning and name 1st-round pick Daniel Jones as starting QB

‘This move is more about Daniel moving forward than about Eli.’

'It's nice for my mum and dad and my young family to be here and hear that'

An emotional Rory Best was given a rousing reception as he played his final game at the Aviva Stadium.

'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.’

Iconic San Siro set to be demolished as AC and Inter plan stadium move

The clubs have reportedly agreed to build a new stadium nearby.

Ruby Walsh announces retirement from racing after Punchestown Gold Cup win

The 12-time Irish champion jockey this evening called time on a remarkable career.

John Caulfield steps down as Cork City manager following dismal league start

Cork will appoint an interim manager ‘for the foreseeable future’ before beginning their search for Caulfield’s replacement.

John Delaney set to leave the FAI Exclusive

Another two Board members may leave along with the Executive Vice-President.

Louis Van Gaal announces he is retiring from management

Marcus Rashford led the tributes to his former manager.

From TheJournal.ie 'The shop meant everything': Beloved local greengrocer shuts down after 55 years in business Cork

'The shop meant everything': Beloved local greengrocer shuts down after 55 years in business

Sheehan’s Greengrocers, has to close down due to building regulations, say its owners.

'The leader in that role for so many years' - Dublin star salutes Cork's 11-time All-Ireland champion

Niamh Collins’ words on recently-retired Rebels legend Bríd Stack epitomise the mutual respect between the sides.

The second-longest-serving head coach in the NFL has departed after 16 seasons

Marvin Lewis and the Cincinnati Bengals have parted company.

Ó Cinnéide: 'We were all kind of emotional... He's the last of the Ó Sés to play with the club'

A Kerry legend became the last Ó Sé brother to retire from playing with An Ghaeltacht this week.

After 45 years and over 1,000 bouts, HBO and the sport of boxing will go their separate ways

With the sport now brimful of money-spending broadcasters, HBO will permanently withdraw from boxing at the end of 2018.

Big Brother's cancellation was a long time coming, they'll never replicate that early noughties' magic

Oh, how the mighty Big Brother has fallen.

'A sad day for Real Madrid': Perez stunned by Zidane's exit

Los Blancos’ president was not prepared for the coach to leave a week after third Champions League title.

'Legend,' 'iconic,' 'dual star' - tributes pour in for 18-time All-Ireland winner Rena Buckley

Diarmuid O’Sullivan and Noelle Healy are among those marking the end of an incredible inter-county career.

From The42 18-time All-Ireland champion Rena Buckley retires from inter-county scene Legend

18-time All-Ireland champion Rena Buckley retires from inter-county scene

It’s the end of an era as the most successful player in the history of Gaelic Games calls time on a glittering inter-county career.

'I'll retire with this jersey' - Tevez intends to call it a day in 2019

Boca Juniors will wave goodbye to Carlos Tevez once again at the end of 2019, with the forward intending to retire.

Barcelona legend Iniesta confirms that he will leave the club at the end of the season

‘This club has given me everything.’

From TheJournal.ie Cuba nominates Miguel Diaz-Canel to replace Raul Castro as president End Of An Era

Cuba nominates Miguel Diaz-Canel to replace Raul Castro as president

Diaz-Canel will become Cuba’s first leader in 60 years who is not named Castro.

From TheJournal.ie Demolition of Dublin's iconic Screen cinema begins End Of An Era

Demolition of Dublin's iconic Screen cinema begins

The much-loved cinema had been out of use since its closure in 2016.

Willie Mullins' Vroum Vroum Mag retired ahead of Cheltenham Festival

Time has been called on the top-class mare’s racing career.

From The42 BBC 'disappointed' to lose Pro14 live broadcast rights Tune Out

BBC 'disappointed' to lose Pro14 live broadcast rights

The screening of Ulster matches on BBC Two Northern Ireland will subsequently end.

From The42 Jamie Heaslip announces his retirement with immediate effect Over And Out

Jamie Heaslip announces his retirement with immediate effect

The 34-year-old won 95 caps for Ireland.

'There's a retirement cut-off age and I'll be reaching that next year': Lyster confirms Sunday Game departure

This will be Michael Lyster’s 35th and final year presenting the RTÉ show.

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 The42 'A great servant' - Multi All-Ireland winner pulls curtain down on illustrious career Looking Back

'A great servant' - Multi All-Ireland winner pulls curtain down on illustrious career

Aged just 21, Mary Leacy lifted the All-Ireland senior camogie title as Wexford ended a 32-year drought.

David O'Leary: 'The likes of Sir Alex and Arsene are a dying breed, and going to be a thing of the past'

Arsene Wenger has spent over 20 years at the helm in Arsenal and needs just one more game to set a new Premier League record.

Sort it early! Wales want to appoint Gatland's successor in 2018

The identity of his successor at the helm could be known more than a year before he is due to leave the role.

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