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# Moving On?

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# Junior
'I've given my life to this game... it's time to put my family first for a change'
Ireland captain Ciara Griffin will retire from Test rugby this weekend at the age of 27.
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Former Northern Ireland midfielder Magilton leaves sporting director role at Dundalk
Jim Magilton was appointed to the role last December.
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'It's been a difficult period for everyone involved and no different to myself'
Adam Griggs has one more game left as Ireland Women head coach.
# Onwards
'When I play my best, I’m the best player in the world' - McIlroy looks to kick on after emotional Ryder Cup
The 32-year-old broke down in tears in a rare show of emotion in Wisconsin.
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Optimism for Europe's Ryder Cup future and praise for 'angry bear' Lowry
‘We’ve got a super crop of young players,’ Ian Poulter says. ‘We can do what America did.’
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Joe Schmidt to step down from World Rugby role
The former Ireland head coach is leaving the position so he can spend more time with his family.
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Harry Kane says his conscience is clear after transfer talk
The striker looked set to head to Manchester City for a record fee earlier in the transfer window.
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Norwegian striker departs from Dundalk after seven months with Lilywhites
Ole Erik Midtskogen joined the club on a free transfer in December.
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Ex-Liverpool midfielder Wijnaldum joins PSG on three-year deal following Anfield exit
The Holland midfielder, who turns 31 later this year, failed to agree new terms with the Reds.
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James Cronin to leave Munster at end of the season
The prop made his debut for the province in 2013.
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Ireland international Megan Campbell bids farewell to Manchester City
The injury-plagued defender from Drogheda has been sidelined since January of last year.
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Munster are 'improving every single season’ insists head coach Van Graan
The South African is adamant that his team can reach the next level.
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'I'd love to come back, and to keep that door open I need to keep relevant'
Connacht attack coach Nigel Carolan is set to leave the province this summer.
# Irish Abroad
'I will cherish being able to play with guys I had looked up to for a long time'
22-year-old Irish wing Angus Kernohan is now playing with Ealing in the English Championship.
# Moving On
Alaba confirms Bayern exit at end of the season with Europe's top clubs keen to sign him
The defender is leaving after 13 years at the club and has won 26 trophies so far.
# Back on the Horse
Ireland name 24-man squad for training camp as Farrell releases 12 players
The likes of Bundee Aki will get game time this weekend in the Guinness Pro14.
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'We’ve lost two really good players...when you’re successful, that’s what happens'
Shamrock Rovers manager Stephen Bradley is confident the club will cope with the departures of Jack Byrne and Aaron McEneff.
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Cork City midfielder returns to English football, signing for Watford after stint on Leeside
Henry Ochieng joins the Hornets’ U23s.
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Thomas 'upset' by Ralph Lauren decision to part company over homophobic slur
Golf’s world number three also says he is planning to undergo a training programme to ‘become a better person.’
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Wayne Rooney retires from football after being named permanent Derby boss
Former Ireland goalkeeper Shay Given moves to first-team coach at the Rams.
# Change
Van der Merwe joins Scotland exodus to English Premiership
The winger, who only joined Edinburgh in 2017, will arrive at Midlands club Worcester in time for the start of the 2021/22 European season.
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League of Ireland stalwart Bolger on the hunt for new club after Rovers departure
‘Being part of this club’s history, I’ll be forever grateful for,’ the midfielder wrote, confirming his exit on social media.
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Hunt for new football boss begins as Louth GAA 'will not be offering' Kierans a third year
The Wee county has released a statement, while Kierans says his involvement was ‘a real privilege’.
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'It hurt, and it's probably gonna be in the back of my mind with me forever'
The comeback is always stronger than the setback, as Ireland’s Áine O’Gorman looks to rebound in the Champions League.
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'No matter if it's true, they want to be first to say it' - McKenna on AFL media as Tyrone career takes flight
Conor McKenna was at the centre of a media storm in Australia after testing positive for Covid-19.
# Top Job
Joe Schmidt appointed World Rugby Director of Rugby and High Performance
The former Ireland head coach will begin his new role next month.
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Liverpool confirm loan exit for Loris Karius
Kamil Grabara has also left on loan, confirming Caoimhin Kelleher’s status as third-choice ‘keeper at Anfield.
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Graham Cummins retires aged 32 after third spell at Cork City comes to premature end
‘I’ve come to a stage in my life where I had to think of a career besides being a footballer.’
# Toll
'It went from absolute athleticism in the air into despair half a second later'
Despite the injuries, Munster took some positives from their 27-25 defeat to Leinster on Saturday night.
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Freddie Ljungberg leaves Arsenal in search of managerial experience
Ljungberg won two league titles and three FA Cups as a player with the Gunners.
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'It was inevitable it was going to happen' - Perth on Dundalk departure
The decision was announced following the club’s exit from the Champions League.
# next chapter
Veteran Irish defender Stephen Ward training with Ipswich Town after Stoke exit
The Dubliner is looking for a new club.
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'It's not a manager's role to talk a player in or out of anything' - Jim Gavin on McCaffrey's Dublin exit
The former Sky Blues boss expects the Clontarf flyer to thrive as he concentrates on club football.
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Leinster confirm Barry Daly's retirement from pro rugby at the age of 27
The prolific UCD wing will move to the US to continue his education.
# Time to say goodbye
'I knew it was all over for me two weeks ago' - Dowling on coming to terms with Limerick retirement
The 2018 All-Ireland winner called time on his inter-county career today.
# Departure
'I'd be going home in absolute bits that I wasn't able to make my mark'
Zack McCall’s six years with Ulster ended without the hooker making a senior appearance.
# Prospect
21-year-old wing Kernohan set for Championship move after leaving Ulster
The former Ireland U20 flyer is close to finalising a deal with Ealing Trailfinders.
# Inter-pro
Munster's Sammy Arnold and Conor Oliver set for moves to Connacht
The 24-year-old centre and back row have struggled for game time in recent seasons.
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'There won't be a 50% discount' - Real Madrid target Van de Beek to leave Ajax but not on the cheap
The 23-year-old has been tipped to depart the Dutch champions but it is going to cost his prospective buyer, according to chief executive Edwin van der Sar.
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Former Munster man Walters leaves the Springboks for club in the UK
The Welshman departs with a World Cup winner’s medal.