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'Warrior. Leader. Inspiration. Legend. Gentleman' - Tributes to Tyrone's Sean Cavanagh

The Red Hand colossus has bowed out of inter-county football after making 89 senior championship appearances.

TRIBUTES HAVE BEEN flooding in following confirmation that Sean Cavanagh has retired from inter-county football.

Tyrone’s captain made his 89th, and last, senior championship appearance at Croke Park in yesterday’s All-Ireland semi-final loss to Dublin.

The 34-year-old Moy clubman bows out after winning three All-Ireland medals, six Ulster crowns and five All-Star awards.

His brother Colm, hurlers, footballers and even legendary jockey Tony McCoy have posted goodwill messages on Twitter.

Here’s a selection as Gaelic Football and the wider sporting world bids farewell to an icon….

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