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'I've given it as much as I can': James Kavanagh calls time on Galway career after one season

Work and family demands force two-time Allstar nominee to step back.

Kavanagh: battled injuries during his season with Galway.
Kavanagh: battled injuries during his season with Galway.
Image: Donall Farmer/INPHO

JAMES KAVANAGH HAS left the Galway football panel — a little more than a year after he transferred to the Tribesmen from Kildare.

“I have given it as much as I can,” Kavanagh told Colm Keys in Wednesday’s Irish Independent.

“Between work and family now I just don’t have the five or six days to give it that you need for inter-county.”

Kavanagh joined Alan Mullholland’s squad ahead of the 2014 season and played in both the league and championship campaigns.

Prior to that, the two-time Allstar nominee represented Kildare from 2005-2012 but called time on his Lilywhites career when he settled in Galway with his family.

This, from his Kildare days, was pretty decent:

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