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#End of the road

# 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 Dermo This post contains videos

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

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

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'

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

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

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''

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

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

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

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

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

The British boxer and Ben Davison have parted ways.

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

Bayern Munich sack coach Niko Kovac

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'

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

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

‘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

‘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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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

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 End Of The Road This post contains videos

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Former Liverpool defender Enrique forced to retire at 31: 'I couldn't play without medication'

The Spaniard has been unable to recover from a knee injury.

# end-of-the-road - Monday 28 August, 2017

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Leo Varadkar speaks for 25 minutes with Egyptian president regarding Ibrahim Halawa

The 21-year-old Irish citizen has been in jail in Egypt for over four years.

# end-of-the-road - Thursday 15 June, 2017

21 years, four All-Irelands, nine All Stars: Kate Kelly hangs up her inter-county boots

‘All good things must come to an end,’ the Wexford star says.

# end-of-the-road - Sunday 21 May, 2017

Pat Lam predicts a bright future for Connacht as his four-year tenure comes to an end

The Kiwi coach took charge of his final game of the province yesterday.

# end-of-the-road - Saturday 22 April, 2017

Munster's European dream ended in Dublin by impressive Saracens

Mark McCall’s side were superb once again and emerged with a deserved 26-10 win.

# end-of-the-road - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

Bernard Jackman parts ways with Grenoble with immediate effect

The side currently sit second bottom of the Top 14.

# end-of-the-road - Monday 6 February, 2017

Pat Hickey says it was an 'honour' to lead OCI during 28 years as president

The 71-year-old formally left his role today.

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