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#Retiring

# retiring - Sunday 17 August, 2014

Ireland captain Coghlan retires on losing note but with immense pride
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# Legend

Ireland captain Coghlan retires on losing note but with immense pride

Aug 17th 2014, 6:13 PM 5,456 Views 5 Comments

The 33-year-old prop has played her last game for her country, finishing on 85 caps.

# retiring - Friday 11 July, 2014

Last of the 2001 Lions retires as Iain Balshaw bows out
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# Fat Lady Sings

Last of the 2001 Lions retires as Iain Balshaw bows out

Jul 11th 2014, 7:46 PM 8,143 Views 5 Comments

The 35-year-old has endured a 16-month struggle with a knee injury.

# retiring - Monday 30 June, 2014

Ex-Munster prop Tony Buckley retires from professional rugby
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# Mushy

Ex-Munster prop Tony Buckley retires from professional rugby

Jun 30th 2014, 2:29 PM 13,606 Views 21 Comments

However, the 33-year-old will be playing with Kanturk RFC in the Ulster Bank League next season.

# retiring - Sunday 29 June, 2014

Westmeath's Dessie Dolan announces retirement from inter-county football
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# Legend

Westmeath's Dessie Dolan announces retirement from inter-county football

Jun 29th 2014, 3:18 PM 4,718 Views 4 Comments

The 34-year-old, who was an All Star in 2004, has played his last game for his county.

# retiring - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

Rag-dolling Will Genia and six of Stephen Ferris' other memorable moments
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# Power

Rag-dolling Will Genia and six of Stephen Ferris' other memorable moments

Jun 3rd 2014, 5:00 PM 23,485 Views 24 Comments

The Ulster and Ireland flanker racked up many highlights in his superb career.

# retiring - Saturday 31 May, 2014

'I think over the last year he became more normal' - Quinlan on O'Driscoll
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# Legend

'I think over the last year he became more normal' - Quinlan on O'Driscoll

May 31st 2014, 8:30 AM 8,243 Views 6 Comments

‘I think he had to adapt and change his game like a lot of players have to do in their 30s.’

# retiring - Friday 23 May, 2014

'Once in a generation' Wilkinson eager for Heineken Cup happy ending
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# Wilko

'Once in a generation' Wilkinson eager for Heineken Cup happy ending

May 23rd 2014, 5:46 PM 2,837 Views 5 Comments

The Toulon out-half plays his second last professional game tomorrow against Saracens.

# retiring - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

19 reasons why Ryan Giggs is a footballing legend
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# One Club Man

19 reasons why Ryan Giggs is a footballing legend

May 20th 2014, 8:15 AM 5,237 Views 7 Comments

The Manchester United veteran called time on his playing career in order to become Louis van Gaal’s assistant yesterday.

# retiring - Monday 19 May, 2014

Jonny Wilkinson officially confirms retirement at end of the season
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# Wilko

Jonny Wilkinson officially confirms retirement at end of the season

May 19th 2014, 11:29 AM 3,118 Views 8 Comments

‘It goes without saying that I have an enormous number of people to thank for their support from all around the world.’

# retiring - Thursday 15 May, 2014

A host of legends bid farewell to retiring Carles Puyol in touching video
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# Reeling In The Years

A host of legends bid farewell to retiring Carles Puyol in touching video

May 15th 2014, 7:27 PM 9,856 Views 7 Comments

The clip, made by Barcelona, also features rare footage of the defender from 1992.

# retiring - Monday 12 May, 2014

Alan Hansen is leaving MOTD after 22 years, so here are some of his best bits
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# Punditry

Alan Hansen is leaving MOTD after 22 years, so here are some of his best bits

May 12th 2014, 10:38 AM 6,972 Views 6 Comments

The Scot appeared on the highlights programme for the final time last night.

# retiring - Friday 11 April, 2014

Ex-France scrum-half Dimitri Yachvili to retire at the end of the season
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# Class

Ex-France scrum-half Dimitri Yachvili to retire at the end of the season

Apr 11th 2014, 2:52 PM 4,001 Views 5 Comments

The elegant Biarritz playmaker will hang up his boots at the conclusion of the current Top 14 campaign.

# retiring - Friday 4 April, 2014

Tommy Tiernan's first ever appearance on Letterman
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From The Daily Edge
# Horses On Drugs

Tommy Tiernan's first ever appearance on Letterman

Apr 4th 2014, 7:53 AM 5,440 Views 0 Comments

He talks drinking and Ireland’s Olympic glory.

# retiring - Friday 28 March, 2014

The Press Ombudsman is retiring later this year
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# Leaving

The Press Ombudsman is retiring later this year

Mar 28th 2014, 3:00 PM 5,071 Views 8 Comments

John Horgan will step down from the role in September.

# retiring - Monday 24 March, 2014

Jonny Wilkinson's impressive, injury-hit, winning career in pictures
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# 10 For 10

Jonny Wilkinson's impressive, injury-hit, winning career in pictures

Mar 24th 2014, 12:43 PM 6,558 Views 6 Comments

The English out-half is set to head into the rugby sunset in June.

# retiring - Monday 10 March, 2014

Here's why an NFL player is retiring at the age of 26
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# Wave Goodbye

Here's why an NFL player is retiring at the age of 26

Mar 10th 2014, 7:34 PM 18,785 Views 9 Comments

Rashard Mendenhall explained his reasons for giving up the game in a Huffington Post article.

# retiring - Thursday 6 March, 2014

Paul O'Connell admits he may hug Brian O'Driscoll a little tighter before final home game
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# Paulie Hug

Paul O'Connell admits he may hug Brian O'Driscoll a little tighter before final home game

Mar 6th 2014, 4:00 PM 9,966 Views 30 Comments

The retiring centre may have to protect his ribs if an emotional Paulie loses the run of himself.

# retiring - Thursday 6 February, 2014

Muller will be 'massively missed' at Ulster says Andrew Trimble
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# Influential

Muller will be 'massively missed' at Ulster says Andrew Trimble

Feb 6th 2014, 3:46 PM 2,839 Views 0 Comments

The Ireland wing has paid tribute to the South African’s outstanding leadership at the province.

# retiring - Sunday 22 December, 2013

Leo Cullen to take over as Leinster forwards coach
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# Moving Upstairs

Leo Cullen to take over as Leinster forwards coach

Dec 22nd 2013, 12:42 PM 4,470 Views 6 Comments

The province’s captain is understood to have agreed a move into the coaching set-up next season.

# retiring - Thursday 17 October, 2013

Tipperary's Brendan Cummins announces his retirement
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# Premier Legend

Tipperary's Brendan Cummins announces his retirement

Oct 17th 2013, 6:45 PM 9,695 Views 55 Comments

The long-serving goalkeeper has brought the curtain down on a brilliant career.

# retiring - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

Referee Alain Rolland to retire at the end of the season
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# Referee

Referee Alain Rolland to retire at the end of the season

Sep 25th 2013, 10:56 AM 2,488 Views 4 Comments

The 47-year-old will hang up his whistle after one more year.

# retiring - Tuesday 28 May, 2013

O'Gara tipped return to Munster after coaching Racing Metro and Sexton
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# Coach Rog

O'Gara tipped return to Munster after coaching Racing Metro and Sexton

May 28th 2013, 11:55 AM 14,024 Views 21 Comments

Former teammate Marcus Horan says the outhalf was looking at hanging up his boots even befoe the Heineken Cup semi-final defeat.

# retiring - Monday 20 May, 2013

Hanging up the boots: The Premier League retiring XI
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# CALLING IT A DAY

Hanging up the boots: The Premier League retiring XI

May 20th 2013, 1:07 PM 4,529 Views 4 Comments

The list reads like a pretty decent Championship Manager 03/04 team.

# retiring - Monday 13 May, 2013

Pioneering US TV anchor Barbara Walters will retire next year
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Pioneering US TV anchor Barbara Walters will retire next year

May 13th 2013, 9:06 AM 4,508 Views 9 Comments

As the first woman to anchor a daily network TV news show, the 83-year-old was a pioneer who interviewed some of the biggest names in politics and the world of celebrity.

# retiring - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

4 of the finest rugby moments from the retiring Johnny 'Concrete' O'Connor
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# Rock Hard

4 of the finest rugby moments from the retiring Johnny 'Concrete' O'Connor

Mar 27th 2013, 3:04 PM 3,724 Views 4 Comments

The Connacht flanker announced he is to step away from the professional game today.

# retiring - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

'Strong, successful teams are built around players like Isa Nacewa' - Rob Kearney
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# Brothers In Blue

'Strong, successful teams are built around players like Isa Nacewa' - Rob Kearney

Mar 20th 2013, 5:11 PM 3,031 Views 9 Comments

The Leinster fullback believes his team will ‘massively’ miss the presence of the soon-to-retire Kiwi.

# retiring - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

Former Leinster 10 Felipe Contepomi to retire from rugby at the end of the season
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# Fan Favourite

Former Leinster 10 Felipe Contepomi to retire from rugby at the end of the season

Mar 19th 2013, 4:52 PM 3,146 Views 8 Comments

The Argentine outhalf played 116 times for the Blues and kicked 1225 points.

# retiring - Thursday 15 November, 2012

End of the line as Conleth Gilligan calls it a day with Derry
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# Retiring

End of the line as Conleth Gilligan calls it a day with Derry

Nov 15th 2012, 3:04 PM 633 Views 0 Comments

The Ballinderry Shamrocks man insists he’ll continue to line out for his club until he’s 40, however.

# retiring - Thursday 10 May, 2012

Injuries force Ulster winger Simon Danielli to hang up his boots
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# Winged

Injuries force Ulster winger Simon Danielli to hang up his boots

May 10th 2012, 2:04 PM 228 Views 0 Comments

The Scotland international, who spent five years at Ravenhill, has been forced to retire as a back injury takes its toll.

# retiring - Tuesday 17 April, 2012

Micko to hang up his boots at the end of the season
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# CALLING IT A DAY

Micko to hang up his boots at the end of the season

Apr 17th 2012, 1:25 PM 622 Views 3 Comments

Munster confirmed today that the 33-year-old is the latest Irish international set to retire.

# retiring - Tuesday 13 December, 2011

Tributes pour in for Wilkinson
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# Kicking Machine

Tributes pour in for Wilkinson

Dec 13th 2011, 11:56 AM 363 Views 1 Comment

Peers of the England fly-half have praised his professionalism after yesterday’s announcement that he is retiring from international rugby.

# retiring - Tuesday 6 December, 2011

Goodbye: Anne Doyle's last news bulletin to be on Christmas Day
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Goodbye: Anne Doyle's last news bulletin to be on Christmas Day

Dec 6th 2011, 9:15 PM 7,825 Views 32 Comments

The veteran and much-loved broadcaster is taking early retirement and will appear on our screens for the last time later this month.

# retiring - Tuesday 2 August, 2011

WATCH: 10 moments of brilliance from NFL legend Randy Moss
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# Highlight Reel

WATCH: 10 moments of brilliance from NFL legend Randy Moss

Aug 2nd 2011, 11:20 AM 341 Views 2 Comments

One of American football’s great receivers is hanging up his cleats, according to his agent.