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#Retiring

From The42 'I think he's making a huge mistake' - Northern Ireland midfielder retires from international football at 28 Stepping Away

'I think he's making a huge mistake' - Northern Ireland midfielder retires from international football at 28

Sheffield United’s Oliver Norwood earned 57 international caps but wants to concentrate on his club career.

From The42 'Rory runs out, Darren runs out, and the crowd are going nuts' Farewell

'Rory runs out, Darren runs out, and the crowd are going nuts'

The two stalwarts played at the Kingspan Stadium for the last time as they secured a Pro14 semi-final.

From The42 Ex-Munster man Casey to retire from 'the job every boy dreams of having' aged 28 On The Way Out

Ex-Munster man Casey to retire from 'the job every boy dreams of having' aged 28

The Grenoble hooker will call it a day at the end of the season.

From The42 Ireland captain Rory Best to retire from rugby after the World Cup Final Chapter

Ireland captain Rory Best to retire from rugby after the World Cup

The 36-year-old will hope to go out in style in Japan later this year.

From The42 Ulster's Cave announces retirement days after superb display against Leinster Stalwart

Ulster's Cave announces retirement days after superb display against Leinster

The 31-year-old will bow out at the end of this season.

From The42 'Every time he has played for his country he has been an inspiration to all of us' Retiring

'Every time he has played for his country he has been an inspiration to all of us'

Seamus Coleman and Mick McCarthy have paid tribute to the retiring Jon Walters.

From TheJournal.ie 'It has been a huge honour': PSNI chief constable George Hamilton to retire in June George Hamilton

'It has been a huge honour': PSNI chief constable George Hamilton to retire in June

Hamilton will have served five years in the post of chief constable and almost 34 years in the police service.

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 Premier League referee quits aged 32 due to 'change in his personal circumstances' Man In Black

Premier League referee quits aged 32 due to 'change in his personal circumstances'

Regarded as one of the finest officials in the English game, Bobby Madley has decided to retire.

From The42 'Seeing this guy lift the trophy is the thing that gives me most satisfaction' The End

'Seeing this guy lift the trophy is the thing that gives me most satisfaction'

Leinster’s captain lasted only 18 minutes but retires with the province on top of Europe.

From The42 'He loves this place. It’s been good to him and he’s been good for Leinster' Legend

'He loves this place. It’s been good to him and he’s been good for Leinster'

Isa Nacewa will retire after today’s Guinness Pro14 final against the Scarlets.

From The42 Ireland cricket legend Ed Joyce announces his retirement Hanging Up The Bat

Ireland cricket legend Ed Joyce announces his retirement

The 39-year-old is taking up a new role overseeing leadership development and as a batting coach.

From The42 Muldoon bows out as a Connacht great after leading them to new heights Mul

Muldoon bows out as a Connacht great after leading them to new heights

The Portumna man moves on to Bristol next season but leaves behind a fine legacy.

From The42 The man widely regarded as Argentina's greatest ever player is retiring Magician

The man widely regarded as Argentina's greatest ever player is retiring

Juan Martin Hernandez is set to hang up his boots.

From The42 All Blacks legend Conrad Smith to hang up his boots at the end of the season Legend

All Blacks legend Conrad Smith to hang up his boots at the end of the season

The 36-year-old won two World Cups with New Zealand.

From TheJournal.ie Neil Diamond is retiring from touring after being diagnosed with Parkinson's Retiring

Neil Diamond is retiring from touring after being diagnosed with Parkinson's

The singer has said he plans to keep writing and recording.

From TheJournal.ie Retirement age for public service workers to increase to 70 Beyond 65

Retirement age for public service workers to increase to 70

A number of parties, including Fianna Fail, have called for people to be allowed to work beyond 65 if they so choose.

From The42 Mike Ross wants to be remembered as 'someone who made the most of himself' Memories

Mike Ross wants to be remembered as 'someone who made the most of himself'

The tighthead prop will move into a new line of work after retiring this summer.

From The42 26-year-old Connacht centre McSharry forced to retire due to concussion Head Injury

26-year-old Connacht centre McSharry forced to retire due to concussion

The Ireland ‘A’ international has called time on his playing career.

From The42 The NFL's most controversial concussion doctor is retiring Wave Goodbye

The NFL's most controversial concussion doctor is retiring

Elliot Pellman spent 30 years with the NFL, including time as the New York Jets’ team doctor

From The42 Ireland and Leinster's Eoin Reddan confirms retirement from rugby The End

Ireland and Leinster's Eoin Reddan confirms retirement from rugby

The 35-year-old is hanging his boots up after the tour of South Africa.

From TheJournal.ie One of Ireland's most colourful senators is retiring from politics Fidelma Healy-Eames

One of Ireland's most colourful senators is retiring from politics

Fidelma Healy-Eames will not contest the forthcoming Seanad election.

From The42 One of the most prolific strikers in world football has called time on an illustrious career Legend

One of the most prolific strikers in world football has called time on an illustrious career

Raul will hang up his boots at the end of next month.

From The42 Former Munster and Leicester man Murphy calls time on his career End Of The Road

Former Munster and Leicester man Murphy calls time on his career

The 30-year-old played 91 times for the southern province.

From The42 'Manic Aggression' and 11 more reasons Paul O'Connell will be a devastating loss to Irish rugby Larger Than Life

'Manic Aggression' and 11 more reasons Paul O'Connell will be a devastating loss to Irish rugby

He scared everyone, he put the fear of God in to them, but international locks will sleep a little easier come November.

From The42 'I have a newfound respect for the United Nations after Baa-Baas training' Leinster Legend

'I have a newfound respect for the United Nations after Baa-Baas training'

Shane Jennings has been named as captain of the Baa-Baas team to face Joe Schmidt’s Ireland.

The story of Gordon D'Arcy's hair through 12 glorious headshots

The Leinster and Ireland centre wasn’t afraid to adapt his image from time to time…

From TheJournal.ie New governor appointed to Mountjoy Prison New Job

New governor appointed to Mountjoy Prison

Brian Murphy will take up his new role in September.

From The42 Ireland captain Coghlan retires on losing note but with immense pride Legend

Ireland captain Coghlan retires on losing note but with immense pride

The 33-year-old prop has played her last game for her country, finishing on 85 caps.

From The42 Last of the 2001 Lions retires as Iain Balshaw bows out Fat Lady Sings

Last of the 2001 Lions retires as Iain Balshaw bows out

The 35-year-old has endured a 16-month struggle with a knee injury.

From The42 Ex-Munster prop Tony Buckley retires from professional rugby Mushy

Ex-Munster prop Tony Buckley retires from professional rugby

However, the 33-year-old will be playing with Kanturk RFC in the Ulster Bank League next season.

From The42 Westmeath's Dessie Dolan announces retirement from inter-county football Legend

Westmeath's Dessie Dolan announces retirement from inter-county football

The 34-year-old, who was an All Star in 2004, has played his last game for his county.

From The42 Rag-dolling Will Genia and six of Stephen Ferris' other memorable moments Power

Rag-dolling Will Genia and six of Stephen Ferris' other memorable moments

The Ulster and Ireland flanker racked up many highlights in his superb career.

From The42 'I think over the last year he became more normal' - Quinlan on O'Driscoll Legend

'I think over the last year he became more normal' - Quinlan on O'Driscoll

‘I think he had to adapt and change his game like a lot of players have to do in their 30s.’

From The42 'Once in a generation' Wilkinson eager for Heineken Cup happy ending Wilko

'Once in a generation' Wilkinson eager for Heineken Cup happy ending

The Toulon out-half plays his second last professional game tomorrow against Saracens.

From The42 19 reasons why Ryan Giggs is a footballing legend One Club Man

19 reasons why Ryan Giggs is a footballing legend

The Manchester United veteran called time on his playing career in order to become Louis van Gaal’s assistant yesterday.

From The42 Jonny Wilkinson officially confirms retirement at end of the season Wilko

Jonny Wilkinson officially confirms retirement at end of the season

‘It goes without saying that I have an enormous number of people to thank for their support from all around the world.’

A host of legends bid farewell to retiring Carles Puyol in touching video

The clip, made by Barcelona, also features rare footage of the defender from 1992.

From The42 Alan Hansen is leaving MOTD after 22 years, so here are some of his best bits Punditry

Alan Hansen is leaving MOTD after 22 years, so here are some of his best bits

The Scot appeared on the highlights programme for the final time last night.

From The42 Ex-France scrum-half Dimitri Yachvili to retire at the end of the season Class

Ex-France scrum-half Dimitri Yachvili to retire at the end of the season

The elegant Biarritz playmaker will hang up his boots at the conclusion of the current Top 14 campaign.

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