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#End of the road

# end-of-the-road - Monday 29 March, 2021

Ian McKinley retires from rugby for the second time
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Ian McKinley retires from rugby for the second time

Mar 29th 2021, 1:01 PM 11,839 Views 6 Comments

‘My professional career has been unconventional,’ the former Leinster and Italy out-half said in a statement.

# end-of-the-road - Thursday 11 March, 2021

Osaka's sister Mari retires at 24, saying she 'didn't enjoy' tennis journey
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Osaka's sister Mari retires at 24, saying she 'didn't enjoy' tennis journey

Mar 11th 2021, 2:34 PM 5,241 Views 0 Comments

Mari is 18 months older than Osaka, and reached a career-high of 280th in the world in 2018.

# end-of-the-road - Friday 12 February, 2021

A central pillar of Dublin hurling calls time on inter-county career after 11 years
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A central pillar of Dublin hurling calls time on inter-county career after 11 years

Feb 12th 2021, 9:46 AM 12,197 Views 0 Comments

‘The dream was to win an All-Ireland but unfortunately it wasn’t to be. I can only hope that chapter will be written in my absence.’

# end-of-the-road - Sunday 3 January, 2021

Mayo veteran Donal Vaughan calls time on inter-county football career
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Mayo veteran Donal Vaughan calls time on inter-county football career

Jan 3rd 2021, 2:35 PM 10,848 Views 14 Comments

‘It has been an honour and a privilege to wear the green and red with pride.’

# end-of-the-road - Tuesday 1 December, 2020

Ireland's Euro qualification dream comes to an end as wait to reach first major tournament goes on
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Ireland's Euro qualification dream comes to an end as wait to reach first major tournament goes on

Dec 1st 2020, 7:25 PM 22,589 Views 22 Comments

Ever-impressive Germany were 3-1 winners at Tallaght Stadium – though Vera Pauw’s side went down fighting.

# end-of-the-road - Tuesday 24 November, 2020

Laurina retired following Ascot disappointment
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Laurina retired following Ascot disappointment

Nov 24th 2020, 1:37 PM 5,628 Views 0 Comments

The classy mare was found to have burst blood vessels again.

# end-of-the-road - Monday 23 November, 2020

Twice-capped ex-Ireland international Alex Bruce retires from football
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Twice-capped ex-Ireland international Alex Bruce retires from football

Nov 23rd 2020, 4:40 PM 9,566 Views 4 Comments

The 36-year-old defender played in two friendlies before switching allegiance to Northern Ireland.

# end-of-the-road - Thursday 1 October, 2020

'Thanks for all the magic' - tributes paid and moments of brilliance remembered as Connolly calls it a day
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'Thanks for all the magic' - tributes paid and moments of brilliance remembered as Connolly calls it a day

Oct 1st 2020, 3:30 PM 7,723 Views 6 Comments

The Dublin star announced his retirement from inter-county football last night.

# end-of-the-road - Tuesday 25 August, 2020

Heartbreak as Derry City suffer Europa League exit after extra-time in Lithuania
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Heartbreak as Derry City suffer Europa League exit after extra-time in Lithuania

Aug 25th 2020, 7:54 PM 7,913 Views 7 Comments

Midfielder Donatas Kazlauskas netted the winning goal for FK Riteriai.

# end-of-the-road - Sunday 19 July, 2020

Duffy announces retirement after UFC loss: 'I haven’t got what it takes anymore'
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Duffy announces retirement after UFC loss: 'I haven’t got what it takes anymore'

Jul 19th 2020, 8:16 AM 15,152 Views 6 Comments

The 32-year-old Donegal man was beaten by Joel Alvarez via submission at UFC Fight Night 172.

# end-of-the-road - Saturday 4 July, 2020

'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 6,851 Views 3 Comments

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

# end-of-the-road - Wednesday 20 May, 2020

Munster's Tyler Bleyendaal has retired from professional rugby
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Munster's Tyler Bleyendaal has retired from professional rugby

May 20th 2020, 3:12 PM 31,458 Views 48 Comments

The 29-year-old has been struggling with a neck injury.

# end-of-the-road - Monday 4 May, 2020

'Fellas in their 30s are thinking, 'This is what I have in front of me when county football does stop''
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'Fellas in their 30s are thinking, 'This is what I have in front of me when county football does stop''

Updated May 4th 2020, 9:30 PM 46,659 Views 19 Comments

Donnchadh Walsh says GAA players should ‘take stock’ during the lockdown.

# end-of-the-road - Saturday 4 April, 2020

Mick McCarthy's reign as Ireland manager ends, Stephen Kenny takes over with immediate effect
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Mick McCarthy's reign as Ireland manager ends, Stephen Kenny takes over with immediate effect

Apr 4th 2020, 4:43 PM 69,871 Views 147 Comments

The FAI released a statement this afternoon.

# end-of-the-road - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

2020 Ladies National Football Leagues cancelled - and will not be completed
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2020 Ladies National Football Leagues cancelled - and will not be completed

Mar 24th 2020, 2:05 PM 3,133 Views 1 Comment

The LGFA confirmed the news amid the Covid-19 outbreak.

# end-of-the-road - Sunday 1 March, 2020

Strong Galway finish ends Cork's hopes of progression as red card proves costly
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Strong Galway finish ends Cork's hopes of progression as red card proves costly

Mar 1st 2020, 4:43 PM 11,734 Views 12 Comments

The dismissal of Robbie O’Flynn hindered the Rebels in this afternoon’s game in Salthill.

# end-of-the-road - Monday 6 January, 2020

Armagh's longest-serving player and 2006 All-Star retires after 19-year career
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Armagh's longest-serving player and 2006 All-Star retires after 19-year career

Jan 6th 2020, 5:35 PM 3,205 Views 0 Comments

Caoimhe Morgan also won three Ulster senior titles during her time with the Orchard County.

# end-of-the-road - Sunday 15 December, 2019

Tyson Fury splits with trainer ahead of upcoming Wilder rematch
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Tyson Fury splits with trainer ahead of upcoming Wilder rematch

Dec 15th 2019, 3:00 PM 11,284 Views 2 Comments

The British boxer and Ben Davison have parted ways.

# end-of-the-road - Sunday 3 November, 2019

Bayern Munich sack coach Niko Kovac
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Bayern Munich sack coach Niko Kovac

Nov 3rd 2019, 9:43 PM 8,699 Views 5 Comments

Bayern Munich suffered their worst league defeat in 10 years against Eintracht Frankfurt.

# end-of-the-road - Saturday 19 October, 2019

Distraught Cheika says Wallabies 'gave it everything'
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Distraught Cheika says Wallabies 'gave it everything'

Oct 19th 2019, 11:27 AM 5,237 Views 1 Comment

After Australia lost their Rugby World Cup quarter-final to England, the former Leinster boss struggled to contain his disappointment.

# end-of-the-road - Saturday 5 October, 2019

All-Ireland winning Louth boss, who took over in tragic circumstances, steps down ahead of 2020
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All-Ireland winning Louth boss, who took over in tragic circumstances, steps down ahead of 2020

Oct 5th 2019, 4:30 PM 5,732 Views 1 Comment

Darren Bishop steered the county to All-Ireland junior glory at Croke Park three weeks ago.

# end-of-the-road - Monday 9 September, 2019

Kilkenny camogie boss Downey steps down after third All-Ireland final loss in-a-row
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Kilkenny camogie boss Downey steps down after third All-Ireland final loss in-a-row

Sep 9th 2019, 12:32 PM 6,990 Views 2 Comments

‘Her dedication to her county has been second to none,’ a statement reads of the Cats’ 2016 All-Ireland winning manager.

# end-of-the-road - Monday 26 August, 2019

Mayo legend Andy Moran announces retirement from inter-county football
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Mayo legend Andy Moran announces retirement from inter-county football

Aug 26th 2019, 6:40 PM 46,300 Views 40 Comments

‘I left the WhatsApp group last night and it sounds silly, but that was the toughest moment of it all.’

# end-of-the-road - Sunday 25 August, 2019

Leinster champions Mullinalaghta suffer surprise elimination from Longford championship
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Leinster champions Mullinalaghta suffer surprise elimination from Longford championship

Aug 25th 2019, 9:26 PM 13,697 Views 5 Comments

The tiny, history-making parish have been beaten in their own county for the first time since 2015.

# end-of-the-road - Monday 19 August, 2019

UCD manager departs following 10-1 thrashing by Bohs
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UCD manager departs following 10-1 thrashing by Bohs

Aug 19th 2019, 9:37 PM 8,161 Views 4 Comments

Collie O’Neill and the Students have parted ways.

# end-of-the-road - Sunday 11 August, 2019

After 34 matches unbeaten, Galway inflict first defeat on Kerry minors since 2013
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After 34 matches unbeaten, Galway inflict first defeat on Kerry minors since 2013

Aug 11th 2019, 3:10 PM 13,458 Views 5 Comments

The Tribesmen set-up an All-Ireland final meeting with Cork.

# end-of-the-road - Sunday 14 July, 2019

Laois battle bravely with 14 men but Forde's 1-12 helps Tipperary book All-Ireland semi-final
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Laois battle bravely with 14 men but Forde's 1-12 helps Tipperary book All-Ireland semi-final

Jul 14th 2019, 5:43 PM 24,204 Views 33 Comments

Liam Sheedy’s side will take on Wexford in the last four.

# end-of-the-road - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

Irish men's team bow out of University Games in defeat to Russia
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Irish men's team bow out of University Games in defeat to Russia

Jul 10th 2019, 4:12 PM 3,235 Views 4 Comments

Both sides had a man sent off in a game decided by a penalty.

# end-of-the-road - Saturday 22 June, 2019

O'Rourke steps down as Monaghan boss in the wake of Armagh defeat
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O'Rourke steps down as Monaghan boss in the wake of Armagh defeat

Jun 22nd 2019, 9:17 PM 13,696 Views 6 Comments

Malachy O’Rourke spent seven years in charge of the Farney.

# end-of-the-road - 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 24,390 Views 6 Comments

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

# end-of-the-road - Friday 8 March, 2019

Fellaini calls time on international career to 'allow next generation continue success'
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Fellaini calls time on international career to 'allow next generation continue success'

Mar 8th 2019, 9:18 AM 3,326 Views 1 Comment

After 87 caps and 18 goals, the former Man United midfielder has called time on his Belgium career.

# end-of-the-road - Monday 3 December, 2018

No excuses for Fortune as Ballyboden's 'serious journey' draws to a close
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No excuses for Fortune as Ballyboden's 'serious journey' draws to a close

Dec 3rd 2018, 4:54 PM 7,033 Views 1 Comment

The Dublin champions went down by 16 points to Ballyhale Shamrocks in yesterday’s Leinster club SHC final.

# end-of-the-road - Saturday 20 October, 2018

'I can't see myself playing for Mayo again,' admits Cora Staunton
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'I can't see myself playing for Mayo again,' admits Cora Staunton

Oct 20th 2018, 11:39 AM 15,049 Views 12 Comments

Football legend says that her 24th season in green and red has been her final one.

# end-of-the-road - Thursday 2 August, 2018

Roscommon ring the changes for final Super 8s outing against Dublin in Croker
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Roscommon ring the changes for final Super 8s outing against Dublin in Croker

Aug 2nd 2018, 1:08 PM 9,404 Views 5 Comments

The sides face off in a dead rubber at HQ on Sunday.

# end-of-the-road - Monday 16 July, 2018

'Character is something you either have or you haven't' - Kilkenny's spirit undiminished in defeat
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'Character is something you either have or you haven't' - Kilkenny's spirit undiminished in defeat

Jul 16th 2018, 12:18 PM 14,154 Views 27 Comments

Their summer may be over, but the Cats left a significant mark on the championship.

# end-of-the-road - Tuesday 27 March, 2018

Leo's controversial Strategic Communications Unit to be wound down within months
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Leo's controversial Strategic Communications Unit to be wound down within months

Mar 27th 2018, 3:36 PM 13,260 Views 52 Comments

The Taoiseach told his Cabinet today the unit’s budget will be cut by 50% and the staff reduced.

# end-of-the-road - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

Willie Mullins' Vroum Vroum Mag retired ahead of Cheltenham Festival
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Willie Mullins' Vroum Vroum Mag retired ahead of Cheltenham Festival

Mar 7th 2018, 4:26 PM 3,460 Views 0 Comments

Time has been called on the top-class mare’s racing career.

# end-of-the-road - Thursday 22 February, 2018

Celtic crash out of Europe as birthday boy Ivanovic sparks second-leg turnaround
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Celtic crash out of Europe as birthday boy Ivanovic sparks second-leg turnaround

Feb 22nd 2018, 8:33 PM 9,439 Views 18 Comments

Zenit won 3-0 to end the Scottish side’s Europa League run.

# end-of-the-road - 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 8,546 Views 3 Comments

Johnny McCarthy and Seanie Buckley have called it a day.

# end-of-the-road - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

Tipp All-Ireland winner and dual player Bergin calls time on his inter-county days
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Tipp All-Ireland winner and dual player Bergin calls time on his inter-county days

Dec 6th 2017, 10:55 AM 5,576 Views 0 Comments

He had switched codes to the footballers earlier this year, but has opted out of the panel for 2018.

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