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#Retiring

# 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.’

# retiring - Thursday 15 May, 2014

A host of legends bid farewell to retiring Carles Puyol in touching video

The clip, made by Barcelona, also features rare footage of the defender from 1992.

# retiring - Monday 12 May, 2014

From The42 Alan Hansen is leaving MOTD after 22 years, so here are some of his best bits Punditry

Alan Hansen is leaving MOTD after 22 years, so here are some of his best bits

The Scot appeared on the highlights programme for the final time last night.

# retiring - Friday 11 April, 2014

From The42 Ex-France scrum-half Dimitri Yachvili to retire at the end of the season Class

Ex-France scrum-half Dimitri Yachvili to retire at the end of the season

The elegant Biarritz playmaker will hang up his boots at the conclusion of the current Top 14 campaign.

# retiring - Friday 4 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Tommy Tiernan's first ever appearance on Letterman Horses On Drugs

Tommy Tiernan's first ever appearance on Letterman

He talks drinking and Ireland’s Olympic glory.

# retiring - Friday 28 March, 2014

The Press Ombudsman is retiring later this year

John Horgan will step down from the role in September.

# retiring - Monday 24 March, 2014

From The42 Jonny Wilkinson's impressive, injury-hit, winning career in pictures 10 For 10 This post contains videos

Jonny Wilkinson's impressive, injury-hit, winning career in pictures

The English out-half is set to head into the rugby sunset in June.

# retiring - Monday 10 March, 2014

From The42 Here's why an NFL player is retiring at the age of 26 Wave Goodbye

Here's why an NFL player is retiring at the age of 26

Rashard Mendenhall explained his reasons for giving up the game in a Huffington Post article.

# retiring - Thursday 6 March, 2014

From The42 Paul O'Connell admits he may hug Brian O'Driscoll a little tighter before final home game Paulie Hug

Paul O'Connell admits he may hug Brian O'Driscoll a little tighter before final home game

The retiring centre may have to protect his ribs if an emotional Paulie loses the run of himself.

# retiring - Thursday 6 February, 2014

From The42 Muller will be 'massively missed' at Ulster says Andrew Trimble Influential

Muller will be 'massively missed' at Ulster says Andrew Trimble

The Ireland wing has paid tribute to the South African’s outstanding leadership at the province.

# retiring - Sunday 22 December, 2013

From The42 Leo Cullen to take over as Leinster forwards coach Moving Upstairs

Leo Cullen to take over as Leinster forwards coach

The province’s captain is understood to have agreed a move into the coaching set-up next season.

# retiring - Thursday 17 October, 2013

From The42 Tipperary's Brendan Cummins announces his retirement Premier Legend

Tipperary's Brendan Cummins announces his retirement

The long-serving goalkeeper has brought the curtain down on a brilliant career.

# retiring - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

From The42 Referee Alain Rolland to retire at the end of the season Referee

Referee Alain Rolland to retire at the end of the season

The 47-year-old will hang up his whistle after one more year.

# retiring - Tuesday 28 May, 2013

From The42 O'Gara tipped return to Munster after coaching Racing Metro and Sexton Coach Rog

O'Gara tipped return to Munster after coaching Racing Metro and Sexton

Former teammate Marcus Horan says the outhalf was looking at hanging up his boots even befoe the Heineken Cup semi-final defeat.

# retiring - Monday 20 May, 2013

From The42 Hanging up the boots: The Premier League retiring XI CALLING IT A DAY

Hanging up the boots: The Premier League retiring XI

The list reads like a pretty decent Championship Manager 03/04 team.

# retiring - Monday 13 May, 2013

Pioneering US TV anchor Barbara Walters will retire next year

As the first woman to anchor a daily network TV news show, the 83-year-old was a pioneer who interviewed some of the biggest names in politics and the world of celebrity.

# retiring - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

From The42 4 of the finest rugby moments from the retiring Johnny 'Concrete' O'Connor Rock Hard This post contains videos

4 of the finest rugby moments from the retiring Johnny 'Concrete' O'Connor

The Connacht flanker announced he is to step away from the professional game today.

# retiring - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

From The42 'Strong, successful teams are built around players like Isa Nacewa' - Rob Kearney Brothers In Blue

'Strong, successful teams are built around players like Isa Nacewa' - Rob Kearney

The Leinster fullback believes his team will ‘massively’ miss the presence of the soon-to-retire Kiwi.

# retiring - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

From The42 Former Leinster 10 Felipe Contepomi to retire from rugby at the end of the season Fan Favourite

Former Leinster 10 Felipe Contepomi to retire from rugby at the end of the season

The Argentine outhalf played 116 times for the Blues and kicked 1225 points.

# retiring - Thursday 15 November, 2012

From The42 End of the line as Conleth Gilligan calls it a day with Derry Retiring

End of the line as Conleth Gilligan calls it a day with Derry

The Ballinderry Shamrocks man insists he’ll continue to line out for his club until he’s 40, however.

# retiring - Thursday 10 May, 2012

From The42 Injuries force Ulster winger Simon Danielli to hang up his boots Winged This post contains videos

Injuries force Ulster winger Simon Danielli to hang up his boots

The Scotland international, who spent five years at Ravenhill, has been forced to retire as a back injury takes its toll.

# retiring - Tuesday 17 April, 2012

From The42 Micko to hang up his boots at the end of the season CALLING IT A DAY

Micko to hang up his boots at the end of the season

Munster confirmed today that the 33-year-old is the latest Irish international set to retire.

# retiring - Tuesday 13 December, 2011

From The42 Tributes pour in for Wilkinson Kicking Machine This post contains videos

Tributes pour in for Wilkinson

Peers of the England fly-half have praised his professionalism after yesterday’s announcement that he is retiring from international rugby.

# retiring - Tuesday 6 December, 2011

Goodbye: Anne Doyle's last news bulletin to be on Christmas Day

The veteran and much-loved broadcaster is taking early retirement and will appear on our screens for the last time later this month.

# retiring - Tuesday 2 August, 2011

From The42 WATCH: 10 moments of brilliance from NFL legend Randy Moss Highlight Reel This post contains videos

WATCH: 10 moments of brilliance from NFL legend Randy Moss

One of American football’s great receivers is hanging up his cleats, according to his agent.