Collins calls time on 10-year Mourne career

By Michael McMullan GERARD Collins has announced his retirement from inter-county football Gaelic Life can confirm. The RGU Downpatrick man made his debut in 2015 in a comfortable win over Westmeath in Mullingar before making his first championship appearance against Monaghan the following year. While part of the Down squad this season and making substitute […]

PAURIC GRIMES: Don’t get caught in retirement limbo

I WATCHED a fair bit of football at the weekend. Tip of the cap to all the county streaming services up and down the country, it’s done wonders for getting eyes on games. A potentially unintended consequence of that, is that it’s in turn multiplied the “better in my day” crowd. After being treated to […]

PATRICK MORRISON: Is it time to go?

WITH the majority of county competitions now entering the final stages of their season, now is the time when certain players will begin to think about what retirement would hold for any them – especially players who have been heavily involved in the game for a prolonged period of time. Usually, the post-season is a […]