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#Bowing out

# bowing-out - Friday 23 October, 2020

End of the road as ex-Wallabies captain Pocock calls time on rugby career
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End of the road as ex-Wallabies captain Pocock calls time on rugby career

Oct 23rd 2020, 9:19 AM 9,398 Views 10 Comments

Australian great David Pocock is looking to the future after opting against a return to Japan.

# bowing-out - Wednesday 15 January, 2020

Offaly hurling stalwart Bergin calls it a day after 13 years
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Offaly hurling stalwart Bergin calls it a day after 13 years

Jan 15th 2020, 1:27 PM 7,402 Views 5 Comments

‘Time comes against you in the end, I wouldn’t have done it for so long if I didn’t love it,’ the 32-year-old wrote.

# bowing-out - Monday 6 January, 2020

Sinn Féin's Jonathan O'Brien won't be contesting the next general election
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Sinn Féin's Jonathan O'Brien won't be contesting the next general election

Jan 6th 2020, 7:16 AM 24,814 Views 30 Comments

The Cork North Central TD said he feels the “time is right to pursue new personal challenges and opportunities”.

# bowing-out - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

Double Olympic champion Nicola Adams retires due to concerns over sight
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Double Olympic champion Nicola Adams retires due to concerns over sight

Nov 6th 2019, 9:49 AM 5,848 Views 1 Comment

The British fighter has been advised to hang up her gloves at the age of 37.

# bowing-out - Friday 1 November, 2019

'It was a bit of a fight between my daughter and son to see who took the medal'
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'It was a bit of a fight between my daughter and son to see who took the medal'

Nov 1st 2019, 4:00 PM 19,351 Views 8 Comments

Some big names in the All Blacks set-up bid farewell in Tokyo this evening.

Gatland hopes incoming Pivac can keep Wales out of the 'doldrums'
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Gatland hopes incoming Pivac can keep Wales out of the 'doldrums'

Nov 1st 2019, 2:38 PM 8,217 Views 10 Comments

The outgoing head coach hopes to see the Welsh winning Six Nations titles in years to come.

# bowing-out - Thursday 31 October, 2019

'He's a god of the game' - Gatland to bow out against his native New Zealand
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'He's a god of the game' - Gatland to bow out against his native New Zealand

Oct 31st 2019, 11:30 AM 7,695 Views 7 Comments

Tomorrow’s World Cup bronze final will see several people bidding farewell.

# bowing-out - Wednesday 23 October, 2019

Mulqueen withdraws from Clare manager race to leave Lohan as only candidate
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Mulqueen withdraws from Clare manager race to leave Lohan as only candidate

Oct 23rd 2019, 9:10 PM 8,699 Views 5 Comments

Mulqueen released a statement this evening to reveal his decision.

# bowing-out - Saturday 19 October, 2019

'We felt we prepared well, we felt we had a game-plan'
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'We felt we prepared well, we felt we had a game-plan'

Oct 19th 2019, 1:47 PM 9,133 Views 31 Comments

Rory Best felt Ireland had prepared well for their quarter-final clash with New Zealand, despite conceding seven tries in Tokyo.

# bowing-out - Thursday 17 October, 2019

Super Bowl winner Brock Osweiler announces retirement from NFL aged 28
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Super Bowl winner Brock Osweiler announces retirement from NFL aged 28

Oct 17th 2019, 12:23 PM 8,425 Views 4 Comments

The 2012 second-round pick spent seven seasons in the NFL and was best known for his time at Denver Broncos.

# bowing-out - Tuesday 27 August, 2019

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

Aug 27th 2019, 12:14 PM 9,276 Views 23 Comments

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

# bowing-out - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

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

Aug 21st 2019, 1:36 PM 4,904 Views 0 Comments

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

# bowing-out - Thursday 18 July, 2019

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

Jul 18th 2019, 9:07 PM 8,328 Views 0 Comments

Norrkoping beat the Dublin side 4-1 on aggregate.

# bowing-out - Monday 15 July, 2019

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

Jul 15th 2019, 6:00 AM 9,183 Views 6 Comments

Laois exited but battled until the finish against favourites Tipperary.

# bowing-out - Thursday 11 July, 2019

Madagascar fairytale ends in Africa Cup of Nations quarters
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Madagascar fairytale ends in Africa Cup of Nations quarters

Jul 11th 2019, 10:30 PM 6,153 Views 3 Comments

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

# bowing-out - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

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

Jun 11th 2019, 3:00 PM 24,386 Views 6 Comments

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

# bowing-out - Wednesday 29 May, 2019

Eden Hazard confirms Chelsea exit plan after Europa League final brace
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Eden Hazard confirms Chelsea exit plan after Europa League final brace

May 29th 2019, 10:08 PM 11,253 Views 26 Comments

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

# bowing-out - Saturday 25 May, 2019

'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'
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'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'

May 25th 2019, 10:00 AM 36,913 Views 6 Comments

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.

# bowing-out - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

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

May 21st 2019, 8:57 AM 6,207 Views 5 Comments

Veteran flanker won 111 caps for Australia.

# bowing-out - Saturday 18 May, 2019

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

May 18th 2019, 3:14 PM 12,101 Views 4 Comments

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

# bowing-out - Tuesday 7 May, 2019

Champion winning jockey Smullen retires from racing on medical advice
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Champion winning jockey Smullen retires from racing on medical advice

May 7th 2019, 2:02 PM 4,566 Views 4 Comments

The jockey was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in March 2018.

# bowing-out - Thursday 18 April, 2019

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

Apr 18th 2019, 5:38 PM 10,647 Views 4 Comments

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

# bowing-out - Thursday 10 January, 2019

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

Jan 10th 2019, 6:39 PM 3,980 Views 3 Comments

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

# bowing-out - Thursday 6 December, 2018

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

Dec 6th 2018, 4:54 PM 10,368 Views 5 Comments

Johnny McCaffrey made his senior debut in 2006.

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

Dec 6th 2018, 9:29 AM 3,361 Views 1 Comment

Mark Lynch has retired from inter-county football.

# bowing-out - Tuesday 4 December, 2018

Limerick hurling stalwart Hickey announces his inter-county retirement
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Limerick hurling stalwart Hickey announces his inter-county retirement

Dec 4th 2018, 9:26 AM 7,381 Views 6 Comments

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

# bowing-out - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

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

Oct 31st 2018, 10:03 AM 16,495 Views 5 Comments

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

# bowing-out - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

Two-time world champion Alonso announces Formula One retirement
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Two-time world champion Alonso announces Formula One retirement

Aug 14th 2018, 7:25 PM 5,099 Views 10 Comments

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

# bowing-out - Friday 15 June, 2018

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

Jun 15th 2018, 9:57 PM 7,821 Views 1 Comment

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

# bowing-out - Thursday 3 May, 2018

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

May 3rd 2018, 8:00 PM 11,836 Views 3 Comments

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

# bowing-out - Saturday 28 April, 2018

Nina Carberry joins Katie Walsh in retirement after Punchestown victory
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Nina Carberry joins Katie Walsh in retirement after Punchestown victory

Apr 28th 2018, 4:56 PM 5,963 Views 4 Comments

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

# bowing-out - Sunday 8 April, 2018

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

Apr 8th 2018, 12:12 PM 13,033 Views 9 Comments

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

# bowing-out - Friday 2 March, 2018

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

Mar 2nd 2018, 4:18 PM 9,975 Views 5 Comments

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

# bowing-out - Monday 26 February, 2018

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

Feb 26th 2018, 7:48 PM 11,533 Views 8 Comments

The Leinster and Ireland player announced his retirement today.

# bowing-out - Monday 22 January, 2018

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

Jan 22nd 2018, 12:03 PM 8,537 Views 3 Comments

Johnny McCarthy and Seanie Buckley have called it a day.

# bowing-out - Saturday 30 December, 2017

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

Dec 30th 2017, 9:45 AM 33,915 Views 11 Comments

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

# bowing-out - Monday 28 August, 2017

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

Aug 28th 2017, 12:44 PM 8,158 Views 7 Comments

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

# bowing-out - Thursday 20 July, 2017

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

Jul 20th 2017, 7:14 PM 7,059 Views 5 Comments

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

# bowing-out - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

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

May 17th 2017, 8:18 PM 23,091 Views 10 Comments

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

# bowing-out - Thursday 17 November, 2016

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

Nov 17th 2016, 6:10 PM 11,310 Views 8 Comments

Hip injuries have forced Willie Hyland to step away.

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