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#Bowing out

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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 5,129 Views 10 Comments

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

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 7,863 Views 1 Comment

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

'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 11,884 Views 3 Comments

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

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 6,025 Views 4 Comments

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

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 13,062 Views 9 Comments

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

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 9,997 Views 5 Comments

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

'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 11,560 Views 8 Comments

The Leinster and Ireland player announced his retirement today.

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 8,770 Views 3 Comments

Johnny McCarthy and Seanie Buckley have called it a day.

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 34,078 Views 11 Comments

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

'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 8,184 Views 7 Comments

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

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 7,077 Views 5 Comments

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

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 23,136 Views 10 Comments

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

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 11,387 Views 8 Comments

Hip injuries have forced Willie Hyland to step away.

Two former Roscommon captains have retired from inter-county football
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Two former Roscommon captains have retired from inter-county football

Nov 7th 2016, 5:58 PM 9,997 Views 0 Comments

Manager Kevin McStay has paid tribute to Geoffrey Claffey and Niall Carty.

Kilmacud Crokes end Ballyboden's reign as All-Ireland senior club football champions
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Kilmacud Crokes end Ballyboden's reign as All-Ireland senior club football champions

Oct 8th 2016, 6:15 PM 14,267 Views 6 Comments

Dublin All-Ireland winner Paul Mannion scored the crucial goal for the winners.

There'll be new county senior hurling champions in Clare this year
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There'll be new county senior hurling champions in Clare this year

Sep 5th 2016, 2:49 PM 6,919 Views 0 Comments

Sixmilebridge were knocked out at the weekend.

'It was maybe a bit emotional for our boys coming home' - Longford's great run ends
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'It was maybe a bit emotional for our boys coming home' - Longford's great run ends

Jul 18th 2016, 10:22 AM 4,470 Views 0 Comments

Denis Connerton felt recent exertions finally caught up on his side.

Swansea hold City, but Pellegrini delivers Champions League place for Pep
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Swansea hold City, but Pellegrini delivers Champions League place for Pep

May 15th 2016, 5:00 PM 5,093 Views 9 Comments

Andre Ayew’s deflected free-kick made for a nervy second half, but CIty kept a firm grip on the result they needed.

One of the best Meath forwards of the last decade has retired
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One of the best Meath forwards of the last decade has retired

Sep 29th 2015, 2:53 PM 7,523 Views 4 Comments

“Big loss” as Allstar Stephen Bray calls it a day.

Pennetta wins US Open - and then immediately announces her retirement
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Pennetta wins US Open - and then immediately announces her retirement

Sep 12th 2015, 10:40 PM 12,970 Views 9 Comments

“This is how I say goodbye to tennis.”

UCD's European adventure comes to an end with heavy defeat
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UCD's European adventure comes to an end with heavy defeat

Jul 23rd 2015, 7:59 PM 6,203 Views 17 Comments

The Students bow out of the Europa League but not without another valiant display.

Kildare shook by the loss of 2 more players who are leaving for the States
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Kildare shook by the loss of 2 more players who are leaving for the States

Jul 1st 2015, 9:41 AM 9,067 Views 13 Comments

It’s the latest in a long line of departures from Jason Ryan’s panel.

'We had a few drinks...': Barbarian spirit still alive, but Jennings praises professional balance
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'We had a few drinks...': Barbarian spirit still alive, but Jennings praises professional balance

May 29th 2015, 7:07 PM 8,696 Views 0 Comments

The openside is enjoying his last week as a professional, but not too much.

Shane Jennings captains Barbarians XV containing Pienaar, Gopperth and Rokocoko
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Shane Jennings captains Barbarians XV containing Pienaar, Gopperth and Rokocoko

May 26th 2015, 12:48 PM 7,261 Views 5 Comments

Robbie Deans has named four uncapped players to start in Thomond Park, including Jimmy Gopperth and Toulon’s David Smith.

'The career has to become my priority' - All-Ireland-winning camogie captain retires at 27
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'The career has to become my priority' - All-Ireland-winning camogie captain retires at 27

May 5th 2015, 9:30 PM 56,635 Views 38 Comments

Cork’s Anna Geary has announced the surprise decision this evening.

Some of the GAA's biggest names explain why Henry was, quite simply, The King
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Some of the GAA's biggest names explain why Henry was, quite simply, The King

Mar 25th 2015, 4:12 PM 6,995 Views 2 Comments

The GAA has produced a superb tribute that sums up all that was great about Shefflin.

'I knew this was my last year, so I was able to enjoy every moment' - JJ Delaney
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'I knew this was my last year, so I was able to enjoy every moment' - JJ Delaney

Dec 5th 2014, 5:27 PM 5,531 Views 7 Comments

The Kilkenny star says, whatever happened, 2014 was going to be his final season.

Former Dublin captain Stephen Hiney retires from inter-county hurling
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Former Dublin captain Stephen Hiney retires from inter-county hurling

Dec 4th 2014, 12:00 PM 7,060 Views 9 Comments

Team-mates pay tribute to an “inspirational leader” and “warrior.”

Kilkenny's All-Ireland winning goalkeeper David Herity announces his retirement
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Kilkenny's All-Ireland winning goalkeeper David Herity announces his retirement

Nov 24th 2014, 12:08 PM 6,934 Views 12 Comments

“I am so proud to have represented my county during such a historic era for Kilkenny hurling.”

'Basketball saved me' - First openly gay player retires at 35
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'Basketball saved me' - First openly gay player retires at 35

Nov 20th 2014, 2:26 PM 3,003 Views 0 Comments

“I needed to live the past few years as an openly gay basketball player in order to be at peace retiring today.”

McGinley vows to bow out 'undefeated like a good heavyweight champion'
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McGinley vows to bow out 'undefeated like a good heavyweight champion'

Sep 29th 2014, 4:29 PM 4,583 Views 1 Comment

The Irish Ryder Cup captain won’t be back again in two years.

Tindall bows out to complete England '03 World Cup squad retirement
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Tindall bows out to complete England '03 World Cup squad retirement

Jul 15th 2014, 9:41 AM 4,176 Views 2 Comments

The 35-year-old announced his decision on Twitter this morning.

Munster club champions Dr Crokes see Kerry five-in-a-row title dream end
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Munster club champions Dr Crokes see Kerry five-in-a-row title dream end

Jul 14th 2014, 9:42 AM 7,991 Views 3 Comments

James O’Donoghue helped Legion claim a 0-17 to 0-15 win over Kerry kingpins Dr Crokes.

Last of the 2001 Lions retires as Iain Balshaw bows out
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Last of the 2001 Lions retires as Iain Balshaw bows out

Jul 11th 2014, 7:46 PM 8,190 Views 5 Comments

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

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

Jun 29th 2014, 3:18 PM 4,752 Views 4 Comments

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

No Wimbledon this year for Irish duo McGee and Sorensen after qualifying defeats today
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No Wimbledon this year for Irish duo McGee and Sorensen after qualifying defeats today

Jun 16th 2014, 8:55 PM 1,834 Views 1 Comment

An early exit for Irish duo James McGee and Louk Sorensen.

Enjoy Commander Hadfield's Space Oddity? Watch it quickly- it's being taken down
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Enjoy Commander Hadfield's Space Oddity? Watch it quickly- it's being taken down

May 13th 2014, 10:22 PM 16,182 Views 19 Comments

Hadfield spent months getting the rights, but Bowie only gave him a year to keep the video up.

In pictures: Ulster captain Johann Muller says goodbye to Ravenhill
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In pictures: Ulster captain Johann Muller says goodbye to Ravenhill

May 3rd 2014, 1:37 PM 3,944 Views 0 Comments

Loosehead prop Tom Court also took the chance to bid the northern province’s home fans farewell.

Injury forces Galway star Michael Meehan to quit inter-county football
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Injury forces Galway star Michael Meehan to quit inter-county football

Mar 21st 2014, 10:17 PM 19,354 Views 30 Comments

The 29 year-old has been dogged by injuries in recent years.

Cork veteran Brian Murphy calls time on intercounty career
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Cork veteran Brian Murphy calls time on intercounty career

Mar 12th 2014, 11:42 AM 4,619 Views 8 Comments

The Bride Rovers man informed JBM that it’s the end of the road.