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This month
March 2023
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Connacht's Alex Wootton set to retire
The former Munster and Ireland 7s player has confirmed he will be calling it a day at the end of the season.
Last month
February 2023
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Ex-Ireland and Lions prop Jack McGrath announces retirement at 33
The Dubliner has been without a club since being released by Ulster at the end of last season
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Italy icon De Rossi sacked after just 4 months
The 39-year-old replaced Roberto Venturato in October but failed to move SPAL up the table.
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All Blacks World Cup winner Coles set to retire
He will hang up his boots after 17 years of professional rugby for Wellington, the Hurricanes and New Zealand.
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Australian rugby great Giteau retires at 40
He was a key part of the Wallabies that reached. the 2015 Rugby World Cup final.
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France and Man United star Varane announces international retirement at 29
The player is now set to miss Didier Deschamps’ side’s trip to the Aviva Stadium in March.
This year
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Spain defender leaves Leeds with €18 million option to buy
Diego Llorente has signed for Jose Mourinho’s Roma on loan.
Last year
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One of Clare's longest-serving players set to retire from inter-county football
David Tubridy has reportedly called time on his career.
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Galway All-Ireland winner Coen announces retirement
The long-serving, versatile player was part of a memorable 2017 victory over Waterford.
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Massive blow for Mayo as Oisin Mullin's move to AFL is confirmed
Mullin will join Irish players Zach Tuohy and Mark O’Connor in Geelong.
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Liverpool's sporting director to leave club after only a year in charge
Julian Ward assumed duties from his predecessor Michael Edwards
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Ireland international Áine O'Gorman leaves Peamount
It brings to an end the Wicklow native’s fourth spell at the club.
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Rangers sack manager Giovanni van Bronckhorst
The decision comes following a disappointing run of results, leaving them nine points off leaders Celtic in the Scottish Premiership table
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Veteran Irish jockey Manning retires at 55
He ended his career on a high, riding Vocal Studies to victory at Galway.
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Former England rugby captain Chris Robshaw retires
The 36-year-old made his Test debut in 2009 and went on to win 66 international caps.
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After over 200 appearance and two Premier League title wins, Fabian Delph retires at 32
The player also appeared in the FA Cup and League Cup finals with Villa, finishing as a runner-up on both occasions.
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Christopher Jullien leaves Celtic
The 29-year-old French defender, who joined the Hoops from Toulouse in June 2019, has signed for Montpellier.
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Davy Fitzgerald confirms he is leaving Cork coaching role
The announcement comes a year after his appointment.
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Alex Telles leaves Manchester United on loan
The left-back has completed a season-long loan switch to Sevilla.
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Kasper Schmeichel's 11-year stint at Leicester comes to an end
The 35-year-old goalkeeper has signed for French Ligue 1 club Nice.
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Wales international Joe Rodon leaves Tottenham
The 24-year-old has joined Rennes on loan with an option to buy.
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Mattie Kenny steps down as Dublin hurling manager
It follows a disappointing campaign in which they were dumped out of the championship on scoring difference.
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France international Guendouzi leaves Arsenal
The 23-year-old spent last season on loan at Marseille and has now completed a permanent move.
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Ex-Chelsea striker Morata among 3 players to leave Juventus
The Turin club also made official the departures of Paulo Dybala and Italy international Federico Bernadeschi.
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Wayne Rooney steps down as Derby manager
The Manchester United and England great joined the Rams in January 2020 as player-coach.
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After over 400 appearances, Dani Alves leaves Barcelona
The 39-year-old rejoined the Catalan side last November on a short-term deal.
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PSG set for €15-20 million sacking of Mauricio Pochettino - reports
L’Equipe and Le Parisien reported that meetings had been held between lawyers for the manager and the club.
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Former Man United and City striker Carlos Tevez retires
The 38-year-old also played for West Ham and Juventus.
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Ukraine star Andriy Yarmolenko among 10 players released by West Ham
Full-back Ryan Fredericks will also leave when his deal runs out.
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Andy Carroll and Irish underage international among several players released by West Brom
Zak Delaney’s time with the Baggies has come to an end.
# End of the road
Ex-Ireland international David McGoldrick among 3 players released by Sheffield United
The 34-year-old joined the Blades in 2018 and helped them gain promotion to the Premier League.
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Ex-world champion Amir Khan retires from boxing
The 35-year-old British fighter hangs up his gloves with a record of 34 wins from his 40 fights.
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Final season one to ‘cherish’ after 18 years at West Ham
Mark Noble hangs up his boots at the end of the campaign.
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Ex-Celtic star and former Ireland underage international among 13 players released by Preston
Scott Sinclair and Joe Rafferty are set to depart Deepdale along with many others.
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Celtic legend Scott Brown announces retirement
The midfielder won 22 domestic honours with the Glasgow giants, including nine successive league titles.
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'No regrets' as French full-back announces retirement
Maxime Medard has confirmed that he will be hanging up his boots at the end of the season.
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Leinster and Ireland star Seán Cronin set to retire from rugby
The experienced forward, who turns 36 next month, has made 204 Leinster appearances in addition to winning 72 Ireland caps.
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Leinster's Dan Leavy to retire from rugby with immediate effect
The 27-year-old has received medical advice to retire after suffering a significant knee injury.
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Chris Cloete to depart Munster after 5 seasons
The 31-year-old South African flanker is set to join Bath Rugby ahead of the 2022/23 season.
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Turkish captain bows out after penalty shocker
Burak Yilmaz has announced his retirement from international football