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Former Limerick captain and 2013 Munster champion announces his retirement

Gavin O’Mahony’s days in the Limerick jersey are over.

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FORMER LIMERICK CAPTAIN Gavin O’Mahony has announced his retirement from inter-county hurling at the age of 30.

Kilmallock clubman O’Mahony has been involved with the county’s seniors since 2007, and he captained them for the 2011 season.

O’Mahony skippered the county to a Division 2 league title in 2011 was wing-back on the Munster SHC-winning side of 2013. He also was part of the Munster squad that picked up the inter-provincial title in 2013.

In a statement released on Twitter this evening, he said: “Hurling has played a huge part in my life and I feel very fortunate to have had the honour to represent Limerick over the course of my career.

“To all the brilliant teammates, teachers, coaches and managers that I have crossed paths with at underage, schools, colleges and senior leves I offer my genuine thanks, respect and appreciation.

“I would like to take this opportunity to wish the current Liemrick panel the very best for 2018 and for the future. I hope it’s a successful one.”

https://twitter.com/gavinom6/status/927606370995769344

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