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#Calling Time

# calling-time - Last week 27th November 2022 - 3rd December 2022

Dublin great Davey retires - 'It’s probably the right time to move onto the next chapter'
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Dublin great Davey retires - 'It’s probably the right time to move onto the next chapter'

Dec 3rd 2022, 6:30 AM 7,103 Views 2 Comments

The five-time All-Ireland winner and All-Star calls time on her illustrious inter-county football career.

# calling-time - This year 2022

France international Vakatawa forced to retire due to heart defect - club doctor
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France international Vakatawa forced to retire due to heart defect - club doctor

Sep 6th 2022, 12:36 PM 9,966 Views 5 Comments

The 30-year-old’s problem had surfaced prior to the 2019 Rugby World Cup.

Meath All-Ireland winning manager Murray steps down
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Meath All-Ireland winning manager Murray steps down

Aug 27th 2022, 6:27 PM 7,843 Views 1 Comment

Murray steered the Royal county to back-to-back All-Ireland senior titles this summer.

Adrian O'Sullivan steps down as Dublin camogie manager
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Adrian O'Sullivan steps down as Dublin camogie manager

Aug 22nd 2022, 3:55 PM 3,215 Views 0 Comments

His Dubs produced a number of impressive displays over the summer, reaching the last eight of the All-Ireland championship.

‘I’m evolving away from tennis’ - Serena Williams set to retire
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‘I’m evolving away from tennis’ - Serena Williams set to retire

Updated Aug 9th 2022, 2:47 PM 20,945 Views 13 Comments

The US Open is expected to be the 23-time grand-slam champion’s final tournament.

Kieran Kingston steps down as Cork senior hurling manager
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Kieran Kingston steps down as Cork senior hurling manager

Jul 3rd 2022, 6:30 PM 32,339 Views 26 Comments

‘Looking across the past decade, one has to recognise the indelible mark that Kieran has left on our senior hurling team.’

Eoin Morgan set to announce retirement from international cricket
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Eoin Morgan set to announce retirement from international cricket

Jun 27th 2022, 11:46 AM 5,645 Views 7 Comments

The 35-year-old Dubliner captained England to World Cup success in 2019.

Two-time Olympian Dingley announces retirement
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Two-time Olympian Dingley announces retirement

Feb 1st 2022, 10:49 AM 2,188 Views 0 Comments

‘It’s been an adventure and representing Ireland has been the highlight of my career.’

# calling-time - Last year 2021

All-Ireland winning Donegal defender McGrath retires from inter-county football
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All-Ireland winning Donegal defender McGrath retires from inter-county football

Dec 6th 2021, 1:30 PM 4,447 Views 1 Comment

The Ardara clubman will not be returning to Declan Bonner’s panel for 2022.

Nadal ends season due to foot injury, meaning another big name misses US Open
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Nadal ends season due to foot injury, meaning another big name misses US Open

Aug 20th 2021, 12:06 PM 1,646 Views 0 Comments

The world number three has 20 major titles to his name, including four in New York.

Two World Cups and 128 international goals: US legend Carli Lloyd announces retirement at 39
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Two World Cups and 128 international goals: US legend Carli Lloyd announces retirement at 39

Aug 16th 2021, 5:57 PM 4,603 Views 3 Comments

The two-time World Player of the Year will line out for her country in upcoming friendlies and play the remainder of the club season with NJ/NY Gotham FC.

Cork All-Ireland winner Ciarán Sheehan forced to retire from inter-county football
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Cork All-Ireland winner Ciarán Sheehan forced to retire from inter-county football

Jun 20th 2021, 12:14 PM 9,832 Views 2 Comments

The former AFL player has struggled with persistent knee injuries of late.

Ireland pair Tyrrell and Fitzhenry announce retirements from international rugby
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Ireland pair Tyrrell and Fitzhenry announce retirements from international rugby

May 28th 2021, 10:51 AM 4,831 Views 0 Comments

Both players were members of the 2015 Six Nations-winning squad.

Former Munster, Leinster and Ulster lock Nagle announces retirement
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Former Munster, Leinster and Ulster lock Nagle announces retirement

May 25th 2021, 12:28 PM 11,314 Views 3 Comments

The 32-year-old has most recently been on the books at Zebre.

All-Star defender Barrett becomes latest long-serving Mayo stalwart to retire
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All-Star defender Barrett becomes latest long-serving Mayo stalwart to retire

Jan 15th 2021, 2:53 PM 8,596 Views 8 Comments

The Belmullet native has called time on his 13-year senior career.

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Veteran League of Ireland striker Faherty retires after 14 seasons
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Veteran League of Ireland striker Faherty retires after 14 seasons

Nov 9th 2020, 2:10 PM 6,866 Views 2 Comments

The 33-year-old enjoyed spells at Galway United, St Patrick’s Athletic, Dundalk, Limerick and Sligo Rovers among others.

'A servant through good times and bad' - Carlow stalwart calls time on inter-county career after 13 years
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'A servant through good times and bad' - Carlow stalwart calls time on inter-county career after 13 years

Jul 4th 2020, 5:58 PM 6,938 Views 3 Comments

Daniel St Ledger is retiring from inter-county football, his club Kildavin/Clonegal say.

Former Liverpool striker Baros retiring aged 38
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Former Liverpool striker Baros retiring aged 38

Jul 3rd 2020, 1:59 PM 11,323 Views 10 Comments

The ex-Czech Republic international won the 2005 Champions League, and also claimed the Golden Boot at Euro 2004.

Ex-England, Juventus and Chelsea striker Aluko retires at 32
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Ex-England, Juventus and Chelsea striker Aluko retires at 32

Jan 15th 2020, 1:18 PM 6,764 Views 2 Comments

Most recently plying her trade with the Italian champions, the outspoken forward hangs up her boots having earned 102 international caps.

Former Scotland captain retires from international rugby after winning 76 caps
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Former Scotland captain retires from international rugby after winning 76 caps

Dec 4th 2019, 12:58 PM 13,825 Views 4 Comments

Edinburgh back-rower John Barclay featured at three World Cups, including the most recent tournament in Japan.

'The time is right for me to step away' - Limerick All-Ireland winner retires after 11 years
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'The time is right for me to step away' - Limerick All-Ireland winner retires after 11 years

Nov 22nd 2019, 8:27 AM 9,649 Views 12 Comments

30 and out: Paul Browne has called time on his inter-county career.

After 14 years at the top, Armagh stalwart Vernon retires from inter-county football
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After 14 years at the top, Armagh stalwart Vernon retires from inter-county football

Oct 14th 2019, 2:42 PM 4,426 Views 0 Comments

‘I end my career in the knowledge that I have given it my all to drive Armagh football forward,’ the two-time Ulster champion signed off.

Northern Ireland defender McAuley retires from football aged 39
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Northern Ireland defender McAuley retires from football aged 39

Sep 30th 2019, 10:45 AM 4,953 Views 1 Comment

‘I enjoyed every second I wore the Northern Ireland shirt ,’ writes the former Rangers man.

Former Chelsea and England defender Ashley Cole announces retirement from football
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Former Chelsea and England defender Ashley Cole announces retirement from football

Aug 18th 2019, 3:29 PM 6,416 Views 3 Comments

The left-back won Premier League and Champions League titles, and picked up over a hundred caps for England during a 20-year career.

Munster hooker Mike Sherry announces retirement from rugby
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Munster hooker Mike Sherry announces retirement from rugby

Jul 1st 2019, 9:26 AM 12,179 Views 9 Comments

The 31-year-old cited injury and a lack of contract offers as the reasons behind his decision.

Westmeath's Connellan calls time on Aussie Rules career and returns home to Ireland
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Westmeath's Connellan calls time on Aussie Rules career and returns home to Ireland

Jun 17th 2019, 3:31 PM 6,880 Views 0 Comments

The 24-year-old comes back home to focus on his studies and spend time with his family.

Ex-Man City and Barcelona midfielder Yaya Toure retires
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Ex-Man City and Barcelona midfielder Yaya Toure retires

May 10th 2019, 6:00 PM 10,473 Views 10 Comments

The 35-year-old, a four-time African Footballer of the Year, will move into coaching, according to his agent.

Fiji to tackle World Cup without Nadolo after winger announces international retirement
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Fiji to tackle World Cup without Nadolo after winger announces international retirement

Jan 31st 2019, 1:06 PM 7,295 Views 10 Comments

Nemani Nadolo has called time on his Fiji career at 31.

Ex-Liverpool and Chelsea defender Johnson announces retirement
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Ex-Liverpool and Chelsea defender Johnson announces retirement

Jan 21st 2019, 1:24 PM 11,379 Views 2 Comments

The 34-year-old, who began his career at West Ham, earned 54 caps for England.

'I had 70 and 80-year-old men coming up to me in tears. That kind of summed it up'
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'I had 70 and 80-year-old men coming up to me in tears. That kind of summed it up'

Jan 17th 2019, 6:40 PM 11,595 Views 1 Comment

Killian Brennan reflects on an incredible career in the League of Ireland after announcing his retirement this week.

66-times capped Wales international forced to retire due to shoulder injury
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66-times capped Wales international forced to retire due to shoulder injury

Dec 26th 2018, 2:25 PM 12,062 Views 1 Comment

The Ospreys prop Paul James has opted to finish his playing career and turn his attention to coaching.

Former UFC champion Hendricks retires with plans to pursue wrestling coaching
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Former UFC champion Hendricks retires with plans to pursue wrestling coaching

Jun 28th 2018, 9:26 AM 3,658 Views 9 Comments

‘Everything I set my mind to, I achieved,’ he said of his 10-year professional MMA career.

Poll: Should we stop putting the clocks back and forward by an hour each year?
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Poll: Should we stop putting the clocks back and forward by an hour each year?

Mar 25th 2018, 6:15 PM 56,071 Views 58 Comments

Daylight savings began at 1am today – but is it still necessary?

After 53 goals and 119 caps, Wayne Rooney has retired from international football
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After 53 goals and 119 caps, Wayne Rooney has retired from international football

Aug 23rd 2017, 1:30 PM 8,910 Views 24 Comments

England’s all-time record goalscorer will concentrate on his club football with Everton.

'I've just hit a wall': Why one of Cork’s most famous restaurants has suddenly shut
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'I've just hit a wall': Why one of Cork’s most famous restaurants has suddenly shut

Jul 22nd 2017, 8:30 PM 74,386 Views 59 Comments

Fenn’s Quay owner and head chef Kate Lawlor decided to close the eatery.

Ex-Wales scrum-half Mike Phillips to retire from rugby at end of season
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Ex-Wales scrum-half Mike Phillips to retire from rugby at end of season

Apr 11th 2017, 7:19 PM 9,793 Views 7 Comments

The 34-year-old is calling it a day after the current Premiership campaign.

The Irish rugby players who bowed out of the game this year
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The Irish rugby players who bowed out of the game this year

Dec 25th 2016, 2:00 PM 12,157 Views 5 Comments

Only one man got to choose exactly when he’d bow out.

All-Ireland winner Fintan Goold retires from inter-county football
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All-Ireland winner Fintan Goold retires from inter-county football

Nov 8th 2016, 10:02 AM 7,406 Views 4 Comments

The 30-year-old has been a member of the Cork panel since 2004.

Another long-serving Tipperary hurler has called it a day
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Another long-serving Tipperary hurler has called it a day

Nov 14th 2015, 12:53 PM 11,822 Views 4 Comments

James Woodlock has retired from inter-county hurling.

Dublin defender Ger Brennan confirms retirement from intercounty football
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Dublin defender Ger Brennan confirms retirement from intercounty football

Oct 5th 2015, 12:21 PM 7,262 Views 11 Comments

The St Vincent’s man has announced his decision through a GPA statement.

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