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#Retiring

# retiring - Friday 6 December, 2019

From The42 Former world number one Wozniacki announces retirement at 29 Family Life

Former world number one Wozniacki announces retirement at 29

The Dane will hang up her racket after next month’s Australian Open.

# retiring - Wednesday 4 December, 2019

From The42 Former Scotland captain retires from international rugby after winning 76 caps Calling Time

Former Scotland captain retires from international rugby after winning 76 caps

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

# retiring - Saturday 24 August, 2019

From The42 'We can’t keep thinking, ‘We need to be like 2018.' We need to be better' Final Chapter

'We can’t keep thinking, ‘We need to be like 2018.' We need to be better'

Ireland captain Rory Best believes his team can overcome this year’s Six Nations disappointment.

# retiring - Monday 19 August, 2019

From The42 'I think he's making a huge mistake' - Northern Ireland midfielder retires from international football at 28 Stepping Away

'I think he's making a huge mistake' - Northern Ireland midfielder retires from international football at 28

Sheffield United’s Oliver Norwood earned 57 international caps but wants to concentrate on his club career.

# retiring - Saturday 4 May, 2019

From The42 'Rory runs out, Darren runs out, and the crowd are going nuts' Farewell

'Rory runs out, Darren runs out, and the crowd are going nuts'

The two stalwarts played at the Kingspan Stadium for the last time as they secured a Pro14 semi-final.

# retiring - Monday 22 April, 2019

From The42 Ex-Munster man Casey to retire from 'the job every boy dreams of having' aged 28 On The Way Out

Ex-Munster man Casey to retire from 'the job every boy dreams of having' aged 28

The Grenoble hooker will call it a day at the end of the season.

# retiring - Thursday 18 April, 2019

From The42 Ireland captain Rory Best to retire from rugby after the World Cup Final Chapter

Ireland captain Rory Best to retire from rugby after the World Cup

The 36-year-old will hope to go out in style in Japan later this year.

# retiring - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

From The42 Ulster's Cave announces retirement days after superb display against Leinster Stalwart

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

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

# retiring - Friday 22 March, 2019

From The42 'Every time he has played for his country he has been an inspiration to all of us' Retiring

'Every time he has played for his country he has been an inspiration to all of us'

Seamus Coleman and Mick McCarthy have paid tribute to the retiring Jon Walters.

# retiring - Monday 28 January, 2019

'It has been a huge honour': PSNI chief constable George Hamilton to retire in June

Hamilton will have served five years in the post of chief constable and almost 34 years in the police service.

# retiring - Thursday 6 December, 2018

From The42 Derry star forward and former captain Lynch calls it a day after 15 years A Class Act

Derry star forward and former captain Lynch calls it a day after 15 years

Mark Lynch has retired from inter-county football.

# retiring - Friday 17 August, 2018

From The42 Premier League referee quits aged 32 due to 'change in his personal circumstances' Man In Black

Premier League referee quits aged 32 due to 'change in his personal circumstances'

Regarded as one of the finest officials in the English game, Bobby Madley has decided to retire.

# retiring - Saturday 26 May, 2018

From The42 'Seeing this guy lift the trophy is the thing that gives me most satisfaction' The End

'Seeing this guy lift the trophy is the thing that gives me most satisfaction'

Leinster’s captain lasted only 18 minutes but retires with the province on top of Europe.

From The42 'He loves this place. It’s been good to him and he’s been good for Leinster' Legend

'He loves this place. It’s been good to him and he’s been good for Leinster'

Isa Nacewa will retire after today’s Guinness Pro14 final against the Scarlets.

# retiring - Thursday 24 May, 2018

From The42 Ireland cricket legend Ed Joyce announces his retirement Hanging Up The Bat

Ireland cricket legend Ed Joyce announces his retirement

The 39-year-old is taking up a new role overseeing leadership development and as a batting coach.

# retiring - Saturday 28 April, 2018

From The42 Muldoon bows out as a Connacht great after leading them to new heights Mul

Muldoon bows out as a Connacht great after leading them to new heights

The Portumna man moves on to Bristol next season but leaves behind a fine legacy.

# retiring - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

From The42 The man widely regarded as Argentina's greatest ever player is retiring Magician

The man widely regarded as Argentina's greatest ever player is retiring

Juan Martin Hernandez is set to hang up his boots.

# retiring - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

From The42 All Blacks legend Conrad Smith to hang up his boots at the end of the season Legend

All Blacks legend Conrad Smith to hang up his boots at the end of the season

The 36-year-old won two World Cups with New Zealand.

# retiring - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

Neil Diamond is retiring from touring after being diagnosed with Parkinson's

The singer has said he plans to keep writing and recording.

# retiring - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

Retirement age for public service workers to increase to 70

A number of parties, including Fianna Fail, have called for people to be allowed to work beyond 65 if they so choose.

# retiring - Thursday 27 April, 2017

From The42 Mike Ross wants to be remembered as 'someone who made the most of himself' Memories

Mike Ross wants to be remembered as 'someone who made the most of himself'

The tighthead prop will move into a new line of work after retiring this summer.

# retiring - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

From The42 26-year-old Connacht centre McSharry forced to retire due to concussion Head Injury

26-year-old Connacht centre McSharry forced to retire due to concussion

The Ireland ‘A’ international has called time on his playing career.

# retiring - Thursday 21 July, 2016

From The42 The NFL's most controversial concussion doctor is retiring Wave Goodbye

The NFL's most controversial concussion doctor is retiring

Elliot Pellman spent 30 years with the NFL, including time as the New York Jets’ team doctor

# retiring - Thursday 23 June, 2016

From The42 Ireland and Leinster's Eoin Reddan confirms retirement from rugby The End

Ireland and Leinster's Eoin Reddan confirms retirement from rugby

The 35-year-old is hanging his boots up after the tour of South Africa.

# retiring - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

One of Ireland's most colourful senators is retiring from politics

Fidelma Healy-Eames will not contest the forthcoming Seanad election.

# retiring - Thursday 15 October, 2015

From The42 One of the most prolific strikers in world football has called time on an illustrious career Legend

One of the most prolific strikers in world football has called time on an illustrious career

Raul will hang up his boots at the end of next month.

# retiring - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

From The42 Former Munster and Leicester man Murphy calls time on his career End Of The Road

Former Munster and Leicester man Murphy calls time on his career

The 30-year-old played 91 times for the southern province.

# retiring - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

From The42 'Manic Aggression' and 11 more reasons Paul O'Connell will be a devastating loss to Irish rugby Larger Than Life

'Manic Aggression' and 11 more reasons Paul O'Connell will be a devastating loss to Irish rugby

He scared everyone, he put the fear of God in to them, but international locks will sleep a little easier come November.

# retiring - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

From The42 'I have a newfound respect for the United Nations after Baa-Baas training' Leinster Legend

'I have a newfound respect for the United Nations after Baa-Baas training'

Shane Jennings has been named as captain of the Baa-Baas team to face Joe Schmidt’s Ireland.

# retiring - Friday 1 May, 2015

The story of Gordon D'Arcy's hair through 12 glorious headshots

The Leinster and Ireland centre wasn’t afraid to adapt his image from time to time…

# retiring - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

New governor appointed to Mountjoy Prison

Brian Murphy will take up his new role in September.

# retiring - Sunday 17 August, 2014

From The42 Ireland captain Coghlan retires on losing note but with immense pride Legend

Ireland captain Coghlan retires on losing note but with immense pride

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

# retiring - Friday 11 July, 2014

From The42 Last of the 2001 Lions retires as Iain Balshaw bows out Fat Lady Sings

Last of the 2001 Lions retires as Iain Balshaw bows out

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

# retiring - Monday 30 June, 2014

From The42 Ex-Munster prop Tony Buckley retires from professional rugby Mushy

Ex-Munster prop Tony Buckley retires from professional rugby

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

# retiring - Sunday 29 June, 2014

From The42 Westmeath's Dessie Dolan announces retirement from inter-county football Legend

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

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

# retiring - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

From The42 Rag-dolling Will Genia and six of Stephen Ferris' other memorable moments Power

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

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

# retiring - Saturday 31 May, 2014

From The42 'I think over the last year he became more normal' - Quinlan on O'Driscoll Legend

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

‘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

From The42 'Once in a generation' Wilkinson eager for Heineken Cup happy ending Wilko

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

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

# retiring - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

From The42 19 reasons why Ryan Giggs is a footballing legend One Club Man

19 reasons why Ryan Giggs is a footballing legend

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

From The42 Jonny Wilkinson officially confirms retirement at end of the season Wilko

Jonny Wilkinson officially confirms retirement at end of the season

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

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