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# stalwart - 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.

# stalwart - Monday 29 June, 2020

Saracens captain Barritt extends deal to include Leinster quarter-final

The 33-year-old hopes to finish on a high with the Championship-bound club.

# stalwart - Tuesday 9 June, 2020

PSG captain Thiago Silva set to leave after eight years

The Brazilian defender won’t be offered a contract extension when it expires at the end of the current campaign, according to reports.

# stalwart - Tuesday 28 January, 2020

Donegal All-Ireland winner and 'real leader' retires from inter-county football

Declan Bonner confirmed Leo McLoone’s exit to local media outlets today.

# stalwart - Monday 6 January, 2020

Waterford great calls time on inter-county career after a remarkable 19-season stint

Déise ladies football stalwart Michelle Ryan has announced her inter-county retirement.

# stalwart - Thursday 26 December, 2019

Lampard confirms Chelsea in discussions with Willian over new contract

The Brazilian’s contract expires at the end of the season, but his manager is keen to keep him at the club.

# stalwart - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

Baines signs Everton extension to keep him at Goodison for 13th season

The former England left-back is staying with the Toffees after penning a new one-year deal.

# stalwart - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

'A proper legend' - 39-year-old Northern Ireland defender retires from football after Euro 2020 qualifier

Aaron Hughes, capped 112 times at international level, was in Michael O’Neill’s squad despite not having a club for the past month.

# stalwart - Tuesday 7 May, 2019

Atletico Madrid captain Godin leaving after nine years at the club

The Uruguayan defender has been linked with a move to Inter Milan.

# stalwart - Sunday 5 May, 2019

'It was a really special occasion for me to have my family there'

Rory Best played his final game for Ulster at the Kingspan Stadium yesterday.

# stalwart - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

Ulster's Cave announces retirement days after superb display against Leinster

The 31-year-old will bow out at the end of this season.

# stalwart - Tuesday 5 February, 2019

183 caps later, Ireland's Darling announces retirement from international hockey

The Three Rock Rovers forward made his debut for the Green Machine in 2006 and went on to play at the Olympic Games and the World Cup.

# stalwart - Thursday 20 September, 2018

Elder lemon O'Halloran excited and primed for voyage under fifth Connacht coach

The fullback is now the most-capped player on the books of the western province.

# stalwart - Saturday 18 August, 2018

Testimonial man Henry promises high energy and a few surprises from Ulster this season

The Six Nations-winning back row will be honoured during Ulster’s pre-season clash with Gloucester today.

# stalwart - Monday 7 May, 2018

23 years with Wexford, between the posts for that Steph Roche goal and chasing national glory

Mary Rose Kelly captains Wexford as they face Meath in the Division 3 league final today.

# stalwart - Friday 4 May, 2018

Yaya Toure to leave Man City this summer after eight years at the club

The Ivorian’s decorated spell will come to an end when his contract expires at the end of this season.

# stalwart - Sunday 11 February, 2018

'To be honest, I never thought my career would go the way it has gone'

Midfielder Chris Shields has become a Dundalk stalwart during one of the most successful periods in the club’s history.

# stalwart - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

Mascherano leaving Barcelona after seven seasons to head to China

The Catalan giants have announced the Argentine international is departing in this window.

# stalwart - Saturday 28 May, 2016

Connacht legend Muldoon finally gets reward for his incredible efforts

The 33-year-old Connacht captain lifted a trophy for the first time in his professional career.

# stalwart - Sunday 17 January, 2016

Limerick's 2013 Munster title-winning captain retires from inter-county hurling

Limerick boss TJ Ryan confirmed the news after today’s win over Cork.

# stalwart - Wednesday 2 September, 2015

'A very good friend, a very good team-mate and an excellent player': Foley on Donncha O'Callaghan

It looks like the Munster appearance record will be capped at 263.

# stalwart - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

Tributes pour in after Dublin, St Vincent's and UCD GAA stalwart Dave Billings passes away RIP

Tributes pour in after Dublin, St Vincent's and UCD GAA stalwart Dave Billings passes away

Billings was also a former Dublin U21 manager.

# stalwart - Thursday 15 January, 2015

After 14 years and 49 SFC appearances, Donegal's Rory Kavanagh has decided to retire

The 32-year-old felt he couldn’t give the required commitment to the inter-county scene this year.

# stalwart - Friday 2 January, 2015

'The toughest decision of my life': Gerrard confirms Liverpool departure

The midfielder says he’s taking up a new challenge to ensure he doesn’t end his career with regrets.

# stalwart - Monday 21 July, 2014

After 14 years and 114 caps, Steven Gerrard retires from England duty

The Liverpool captain says he made the decision as he wants to concentrate on club football.

# stalwart - Friday 30 May, 2014

Lack of international caps Coughlan's driving force for France switch

Former Munster teammate David Wallace has paid tribute to the Pau-bound forward.

# stalwart - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

James Coughlan secures early release from Munster contract

The 33-year-old No. 8 will leave the province this summer, with Pau in France his presumed destination.

# stalwart - Saturday 19 January, 2013

Clarke: Reid played against Arsenal with a broken leg

The West Brom manager praised the attitude of the former Republic of Ireland midfielder.

# stalwart - Saturday 8 September, 2012

Pro12: Leinster leaders out to set the record straight

After a 45-20 humbling in week one, Leinster are back on home soil and their elder statesmen are eager to atone.

# stalwart - Thursday 23 August, 2012

Ageless: 'Bionic' Zanetti set for 800th Inter appearance

The 39-year-old Argentine reaches a milestone in the Europa League tonight.