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'A huge honour' - Three-time All-Ireland winner Brendan Maher retires from Tipperary
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'A huge honour' - Three-time All-Ireland winner Brendan Maher retires from Tipperary

Aug 12th 2021, 8:45 AM 31,660 Views 23 Comments

The Borris-Ileigh star steps away after 13 years of service to the Premier County.

'He was operating at a different level even back then' - the rise of a prodigious hurling talent
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'He was operating at a different level even back then' - the rise of a prodigious hurling talent

Jun 24th 2021, 3:04 PM 19,759 Views 4 Comments

Some of those that know him best on the magic of Tony Kelly.

Ex-Barcelona, Liverpool and Argentina midfielder Mascherano announces retirement
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Ex-Barcelona, Liverpool and Argentina midfielder Mascherano announces retirement

Nov 16th 2020, 6:00 PM 12,455 Views 5 Comments

The 36-year-old has most recently been playing in his homeland with Estudiantes.

Spain and Real Madrid legend Casillas retires a year after suffering heart attack
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Spain and Real Madrid legend Casillas retires a year after suffering heart attack

Aug 4th 2020, 2:41 PM 6,088 Views 2 Comments

The 39-year-old, who most recently played for Porto, won the World Cup, the European Championship, the Champions League and numerous La Liga titles.

'I lost my brother in 1999 so you could nearly say I retired 20 years after': 3-time All-Star Hayes
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'I lost my brother in 1999 so you could nearly say I retired 20 years after': 3-time All-Star Hayes

Sep 30th 2019, 7:56 PM 52,034 Views 17 Comments

The former Galway star called time on his hurling career at the weekend.

Getting the better of hurling greats O'Connor and Mullane, and a 'manager's dream' to have on the field
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Getting the better of hurling greats O'Connor and Mullane, and a 'manager's dream' to have on the field

Dec 8th 2018, 8:30 AM 9,395 Views 13 Comments

Limerick stalwart Seamus Hickey announced his inter-county retirement earlier this week.

One of the all-time greats, Ronaldinho, officially hangs up his boots
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One of the all-time greats, Ronaldinho, officially hangs up his boots

Jan 17th 2018, 10:25 AM 4,226 Views 26 Comments

The former Brazilian and Barcelona superstar is finally retiring from the professional game at the age of 37.

France and Toulouse legend Dusatoir calls time on decorated rugby career
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France and Toulouse legend Dusatoir calls time on decorated rugby career

Apr 19th 2017, 11:29 AM 6,637 Views 10 Comments

The former World Player of the Year will hang up his boots at the end of this season.

Two-time Cheltenham Champion Chase winner Moscow Flyer dies
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Two-time Cheltenham Champion Chase winner Moscow Flyer dies

Oct 21st 2016, 6:14 PM 5,114 Views 8 Comments

The 22-year-old passed away at the Irish National Stud in Kildare, it was revealed today.