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Limerick hurling stalwart Hickey announces his inter-county retirement
Seamus Hickey made his debut for the county back in 2006.
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Wales' most capped player to retire this weekend due to 'chronic' knee injury
Gethin Jenkins will call time on his decorated career after Cardiff’s Pro14 clash against Zebre on Sunday.
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Two-time world champion Alonso announces Formula One retirement
The 37-year-old Spaniard has 32 Grand Prix wins to his name in 17 seasons.
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Departing Graham Burke signs off with another goal as Rovers leave Limerick with the spoils
Preston-bound Burke netted once and hit the post with a rasper as he ended his final Hoops game in victory.
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'He hits like an absolute train' - Stockdale lauds retiring mentor Trimble
The 33-year-old Ulsterman announced his retirement from professional rugby earlier today.
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Nina Carberry joins Katie Walsh in retirement after Punchestown victory
The 33-year-old signs off with seven Cheltenham winners and an Irish Grand National triumph to her credit.
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Ireland's hopes of making World Rugby Sevens Series cruelly dashed with injury time defeat
Anthony Eddy’s side suffered a late 12-7 loss at the hands of Japan.
# career cut short
Wales and Ospreys winger forced to retire at 25 after back surgery
Eli Walker made his international debut against Ireland back in 2015.
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'One of the true greats' - Praise for Jamie Heaslip after he calls time on rugby career
The Leinster and Ireland player announced his retirement today.
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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.
# Everywhere he goes
Gerald Fleming on why he's finishing up at Met Éireann (but bringing the weather with him)
Gerald Fleming is bowing out as Head of Forecasting at Met Éireann.
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'Warrior. Leader. Inspiration. Legend. Gentleman' - Tributes to Tyrone's Sean Cavanagh
The Red Hand colossus has bowed out of inter-county football after making 89 senior championship appearances.
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Shamrock Rovers' European campaign ends with a whimper in Czech Republic
Stephen Bradley’s men were unable to overturn the first leg deficit as they lost 2-0 tonight.
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Leinster lock's France move is off as Mike McCarthy is forced to retire due to injury
The 35-year-old has ended his rugby career on medical advice.
# End of the road
One of Laois' best-known hurlers retires from inter-county game at just 28
Hip injuries have forced Willie Hyland to step away.
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Two former Roscommon captains have retired from inter-county football
Manager Kevin McStay has paid tribute to Geoffrey Claffey and Niall Carty.
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Kilmacud Crokes end Ballyboden's reign as All-Ireland senior club football champions
Dublin All-Ireland winner Paul Mannion scored the crucial goal for the winners.
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There'll be new county senior hurling champions in Clare this year
Sixmilebridge were knocked out at the weekend.
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'It was maybe a bit emotional for our boys coming home' - Longford's great run ends
Denis Connerton felt recent exertions finally caught up on his side.
# fourth
Swansea hold City, but Pellegrini delivers Champions League place for Pep
Andre Ayew’s deflected free-kick made for a nervy second half, but CIty kept a firm grip on the result they needed.
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One of the best Meath forwards of the last decade has retired
“Big loss” as Allstar Stephen Bray calls it a day.
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Pennetta wins US Open - and then immediately announces her retirement
“This is how I say goodbye to tennis.”
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UCD's European adventure comes to an end with heavy defeat
The Students bow out of the Europa League but not without another valiant display.
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Kildare shook by the loss of 2 more players who are leaving for the States
It’s the latest in a long line of departures from Jason Ryan’s panel.
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'We had a few drinks...': Barbarian spirit still alive, but Jennings praises professional balance
The openside is enjoying his last week as a professional, but not too much.
# captain jenno
Shane Jennings captains Barbarians XV containing Pienaar, Gopperth and Rokocoko
Robbie Deans has named four uncapped players to start in Thomond Park, including Jimmy Gopperth and Toulon’s David Smith.
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'The career has to become my priority' - All-Ireland-winning camogie captain retires at 27
Cork’s Anna Geary has announced the surprise decision this evening.
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Some of the GAA's biggest names explain why Henry was, quite simply, The King
The GAA has produced a superb tribute that sums up all that was great about Shefflin.
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'I knew this was my last year, so I was able to enjoy every moment' - JJ Delaney
The Kilkenny star says, whatever happened, 2014 was going to be his final season.
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Former Dublin captain Stephen Hiney retires from inter-county hurling
Team-mates pay tribute to an “inspirational leader” and “warrior.”
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Kilkenny's All-Ireland winning goalkeeper David Herity announces his retirement
“I am so proud to have represented my county during such a historic era for Kilkenny hurling.”
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'Basketball saved me' - First openly gay player retires at 35
“I needed to live the past few years as an openly gay basketball player in order to be at peace retiring today.”
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McGinley vows to bow out 'undefeated like a good heavyweight champion'
The Irish Ryder Cup captain won’t be back again in two years.
# last in line
Tindall bows out to complete England '03 World Cup squad retirement
The 35-year-old announced his decision on Twitter this morning.
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Munster club champions Dr Crokes see Kerry five-in-a-row title dream end
James O’Donoghue helped Legion claim a 0-17 to 0-15 win over Kerry kingpins Dr Crokes.
# 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.
# 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.
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No Wimbledon this year for Irish duo McGee and Sorensen after qualifying defeats today
An early exit for Irish duo James McGee and Louk Sorensen.
# Major Gone
Enjoy Commander Hadfield's Space Oddity? Watch it quickly- it's being taken down
Hadfield spent months getting the rights, but Bowie only gave him a year to keep the video up.
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In pictures: Ulster captain Johann Muller says goodbye to Ravenhill
Loosehead prop Tom Court also took the chance to bid the northern province’s home fans farewell.