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#Calling Time

# calling-time - Friday 20 August, 2021

Nadal ends season due to foot injury, meaning another big name misses US Open
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Nadal ends season due to foot injury, meaning another big name misses US Open

Aug 20th 2021, 12:06 PM 1,622 Views 0 Comments

The world number three has 20 major titles to his name, including four in New York.

# calling-time - Monday 16 August, 2021

Two World Cups and 128 international goals: US legend Carli Lloyd announces retirement at 39
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Two World Cups and 128 international goals: US legend Carli Lloyd announces retirement at 39

Aug 16th 2021, 5:57 PM 4,531 Views 3 Comments

The two-time World Player of the Year will line out for her country in upcoming friendlies and play the remainder of the club season with NJ/NY Gotham FC.

# calling-time - Sunday 20 June, 2021

Cork All-Ireland winner Ciarán Sheehan forced to retire from inter-county football
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Cork All-Ireland winner Ciarán Sheehan forced to retire from inter-county football

Jun 20th 2021, 12:14 PM 9,720 Views 2 Comments

The former AFL player has struggled with persistent knee injuries of late.

# calling-time - Friday 28 May, 2021

Ireland pair Tyrrell and Fitzhenry announce retirements from international rugby
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Ireland pair Tyrrell and Fitzhenry announce retirements from international rugby

May 28th 2021, 10:51 AM 4,786 Views 0 Comments

Both players were members of the 2015 Six Nations-winning squad.

# calling-time - Tuesday 25 May, 2021

Former Munster, Leinster and Ulster lock Nagle announces retirement
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Former Munster, Leinster and Ulster lock Nagle announces retirement

May 25th 2021, 12:28 PM 11,241 Views 3 Comments

The 32-year-old has most recently been on the books at Zebre.

# calling-time - Friday 15 January, 2021

All-Star defender Barrett becomes latest long-serving Mayo stalwart to retire
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All-Star defender Barrett becomes latest long-serving Mayo stalwart to retire

Jan 15th 2021, 2:53 PM 8,497 Views 8 Comments

The Belmullet native has called time on his 13-year senior career.

# calling-time - Monday 9 November, 2020

Veteran League of Ireland striker Faherty retires after 14 seasons
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Veteran League of Ireland striker Faherty retires after 14 seasons

Nov 9th 2020, 2:10 PM 6,808 Views 2 Comments

The 33-year-old enjoyed spells at Galway United, St Patrick’s Athletic, Dundalk, Limerick and Sligo Rovers among others.

# calling-time - Saturday 4 July, 2020

'A servant through good times and bad' - Carlow stalwart calls time on inter-county career after 13 years
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'A servant through good times and bad' - Carlow stalwart calls time on inter-county career after 13 years

Jul 4th 2020, 5:58 PM 6,859 Views 3 Comments

Daniel St Ledger is retiring from inter-county football, his club Kildavin/Clonegal say.

# calling-time - Friday 3 July, 2020

Former Liverpool striker Baros retiring aged 38
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Former Liverpool striker Baros retiring aged 38

Jul 3rd 2020, 1:59 PM 11,228 Views 10 Comments

The ex-Czech Republic international won the 2005 Champions League, and also claimed the Golden Boot at Euro 2004.

# calling-time - Wednesday 15 January, 2020

Ex-England, Juventus and Chelsea striker Aluko retires at 32
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Ex-England, Juventus and Chelsea striker Aluko retires at 32

Jan 15th 2020, 1:18 PM 6,729 Views 2 Comments

Most recently plying her trade with the Italian champions, the outspoken forward hangs up her boots having earned 102 international caps.

# calling-time - Wednesday 4 December, 2019

Former Scotland captain retires from international rugby after winning 76 caps
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Former Scotland captain retires from international rugby after winning 76 caps

Dec 4th 2019, 12:58 PM 13,788 Views 4 Comments

Edinburgh back-rower John Barclay featured at three World Cups, including the most recent tournament in Japan.

# calling-time - Friday 22 November, 2019

'The time is right for me to step away' - Limerick All-Ireland winner retires after 11 years
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'The time is right for me to step away' - Limerick All-Ireland winner retires after 11 years

Nov 22nd 2019, 8:27 AM 9,533 Views 12 Comments

30 and out: Paul Browne has called time on his inter-county career.

# calling-time - Monday 14 October, 2019

After 14 years at the top, Armagh stalwart Vernon retires from inter-county football
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After 14 years at the top, Armagh stalwart Vernon retires from inter-county football

Oct 14th 2019, 2:42 PM 4,295 Views 0 Comments

‘I end my career in the knowledge that I have given it my all to drive Armagh football forward,’ the two-time Ulster champion signed off.

# calling-time - Monday 30 September, 2019

Northern Ireland defender McAuley retires from football aged 39
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Northern Ireland defender McAuley retires from football aged 39

Sep 30th 2019, 10:45 AM 4,920 Views 1 Comment

‘I enjoyed every second I wore the Northern Ireland shirt ,’ writes the former Rangers man.

# calling-time - Sunday 18 August, 2019

Former Chelsea and England defender Ashley Cole announces retirement from football
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Former Chelsea and England defender Ashley Cole announces retirement from football

Aug 18th 2019, 3:29 PM 6,280 Views 3 Comments

The left-back won Premier League and Champions League titles, and picked up over a hundred caps for England during a 20-year career.

# calling-time - Monday 1 July, 2019

Munster hooker Mike Sherry announces retirement from rugby
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Munster hooker Mike Sherry announces retirement from rugby

Jul 1st 2019, 9:26 AM 12,102 Views 9 Comments

The 31-year-old cited injury and a lack of contract offers as the reasons behind his decision.

# calling-time - Monday 17 June, 2019

Westmeath's Connellan calls time on Aussie Rules career and returns home to Ireland
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# AFL

Westmeath's Connellan calls time on Aussie Rules career and returns home to Ireland

Jun 17th 2019, 3:31 PM 6,823 Views 0 Comments

The 24-year-old comes back home to focus on his studies and spend time with his family.

# calling-time - Friday 10 May, 2019

Ex-Man City and Barcelona midfielder Yaya Toure retires
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Ex-Man City and Barcelona midfielder Yaya Toure retires

May 10th 2019, 6:00 PM 10,406 Views 10 Comments

The 35-year-old, a four-time African Footballer of the Year, will move into coaching, according to his agent.

# calling-time - Thursday 31 January, 2019

Fiji to tackle World Cup without Nadolo after winger announces international retirement
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Fiji to tackle World Cup without Nadolo after winger announces international retirement

Jan 31st 2019, 1:06 PM 7,255 Views 10 Comments

Nemani Nadolo has called time on his Fiji career at 31.

# calling-time - Monday 21 January, 2019

Ex-Liverpool and Chelsea defender Johnson announces retirement
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Ex-Liverpool and Chelsea defender Johnson announces retirement

Jan 21st 2019, 1:24 PM 11,344 Views 2 Comments

The 34-year-old, who began his career at West Ham, earned 54 caps for England.

# calling-time - Thursday 17 January, 2019

'I had 70 and 80-year-old men coming up to me in tears. That kind of summed it up'
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'I had 70 and 80-year-old men coming up to me in tears. That kind of summed it up'

Jan 17th 2019, 6:40 PM 11,495 Views 1 Comment

Killian Brennan reflects on an incredible career in the League of Ireland after announcing his retirement this week.

# calling-time - Wednesday 26 December, 2018

66-times capped Wales international forced to retire due to shoulder injury
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66-times capped Wales international forced to retire due to shoulder injury

Dec 26th 2018, 2:25 PM 12,027 Views 1 Comment

The Ospreys prop Paul James has opted to finish his playing career and turn his attention to coaching.

# calling-time - Thursday 28 June, 2018

Former UFC champion Hendricks retires with plans to pursue wrestling coaching
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Former UFC champion Hendricks retires with plans to pursue wrestling coaching

Jun 28th 2018, 9:26 AM 3,614 Views 9 Comments

‘Everything I set my mind to, I achieved,’ he said of his 10-year professional MMA career.

# calling-time - Sunday 25 March, 2018

Poll: Should we stop putting the clocks back and forward by an hour each year?
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Poll: Should we stop putting the clocks back and forward by an hour each year?

Mar 25th 2018, 6:15 PM 56,053 Views 58 Comments

Daylight savings began at 1am today – but is it still necessary?

# calling-time - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

After 53 goals and 119 caps, Wayne Rooney has retired from international football
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After 53 goals and 119 caps, Wayne Rooney has retired from international football

Aug 23rd 2017, 1:30 PM 8,869 Views 24 Comments

England’s all-time record goalscorer will concentrate on his club football with Everton.

# calling-time - Saturday 22 July, 2017

'I've just hit a wall': Why one of Cork’s most famous restaurants has suddenly shut
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'I've just hit a wall': Why one of Cork’s most famous restaurants has suddenly shut

Jul 22nd 2017, 8:30 PM 74,134 Views 60 Comments

Fenn’s Quay owner and head chef Kate Lawlor decided to close the eatery.

# calling-time - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

Ex-Wales scrum-half Mike Phillips to retire from rugby at end of season
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Ex-Wales scrum-half Mike Phillips to retire from rugby at end of season

Apr 11th 2017, 7:19 PM 9,759 Views 7 Comments

The 34-year-old is calling it a day after the current Premiership campaign.

# calling-time - Sunday 25 December, 2016

The Irish rugby players who bowed out of the game this year
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The Irish rugby players who bowed out of the game this year

Dec 25th 2016, 2:00 PM 12,116 Views 5 Comments

Only one man got to choose exactly when he’d bow out.

# calling-time - Tuesday 8 November, 2016

All-Ireland winner Fintan Goold retires from inter-county football
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All-Ireland winner Fintan Goold retires from inter-county football

Nov 8th 2016, 10:02 AM 7,312 Views 4 Comments

The 30-year-old has been a member of the Cork panel since 2004.

# calling-time - Saturday 14 November, 2015

Another long-serving Tipperary hurler has called it a day
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Another long-serving Tipperary hurler has called it a day

Nov 14th 2015, 12:53 PM 11,763 Views 4 Comments

James Woodlock has retired from inter-county hurling.

# calling-time - Monday 5 October, 2015

Dublin defender Ger Brennan confirms retirement from intercounty football
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Dublin defender Ger Brennan confirms retirement from intercounty football

Oct 5th 2015, 12:21 PM 7,196 Views 11 Comments

The St Vincent’s man has announced his decision through a GPA statement.

# calling-time - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

Dublin's 2010 All-Ireland winning goalkeeper has announced her retirement
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Dublin's 2010 All-Ireland winning goalkeeper has announced her retirement

Apr 7th 2015, 9:45 AM 4,125 Views 0 Comments

Cliodhna O’Connor will cease playing activities at club and intercounty level

# calling-time - Friday 9 January, 2015

See ya in Coppers, Bryan? Cullen announces Dublin retirement
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See ya in Coppers, Bryan? Cullen announces Dublin retirement

Jan 9th 2015, 12:58 PM 15,675 Views 20 Comments

The wing forward won two All-Irelands with the capital.

# calling-time - Saturday 6 December, 2014

Calling time: Smaller bars issue zero-tolerance warning on '12 Pubs of Christmas'
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Calling time: Smaller bars issue zero-tolerance warning on '12 Pubs of Christmas'

Dec 6th 2014, 7:57 PM 60,526 Views 69 Comments

While the phenomenon is obviously great for business, some bar owners say they won’t be allowing groups of ’12 pubs’ drinkers darken their doors.

# calling-time - Monday 4 August, 2014

Colm O'Neill told by ref there was 'a minute or so left' in yesterday's Cork-Mayo game
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Colm O'Neill told by ref there was 'a minute or so left' in yesterday's Cork-Mayo game

Aug 4th 2014, 1:15 AM 13,160 Views 28 Comments

There was plenty controversy at the finish in Croke Park yesterday.

# calling-time - Monday 21 July, 2014

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

Jul 21st 2014, 3:17 PM 5,485 Views 49 Comments

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

# calling-time - Thursday 15 August, 2013

Wimbledon champion Bartoli announces shock retirement at 28
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Wimbledon champion Bartoli announces shock retirement at 28

Aug 15th 2013, 8:50 AM 3,849 Views 2 Comments

The French tennis star has been forced to end her career prematurely due to a series of injuries.

# calling-time - Saturday 3 August, 2013

Counihan steps down as Rebels boss
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Counihan steps down as Rebels boss

Aug 3rd 2013, 9:12 PM 4,457 Views 13 Comments

The Cork manager announced he is ending his six-year spell in charge of the senior footballers after the defeat to Dublin this evening.

# calling-time - Tuesday 27 March, 2012

I'm done: Gene Muller steps down as Ireland's hockey coach
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I'm done: Gene Muller steps down as Ireland's hockey coach

Mar 27th 2012, 3:07 PM 340 Views 0 Comments

The South African brought the Irish women’s team to within one match of Olympic qualification.

# calling-time - Thursday 1 September, 2011

'Stressed out' Kennelly announces decision to quit the AFL
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'Stressed out' Kennelly announces decision to quit the AFL

Sep 1st 2011, 11:51 AM 270 Views 0 Comments

Tadhg Kennelly says he has been playing under the stress of whether or not to quit the AFL, and feels a weight has been lifted.