Dublin's Paddy Andrews announces retirement

Dublin's Paddy Andrews Announces Retirement Dublin's Paddy Andrews Announces Retirement
The GAA's revised master fixtures calendar brought some changes for the inter-county season. ©INPHO/Tommy Dickson
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James Cox

Dublin star Paddy Andrews has announced his retirement from inter-county football.

Andrews won seven All-Ireland titles, five National League titles and 11 Leinster titles in a stellar career.

The St Brigid's clubman announced his retirement in a statement this morning.

Andrews wrote: “After 12 years it’s time for me to finish up with the Dublin football team. It’s been an amazing journey being part of such an incredible group of people over that period.

“To Pillar, Pat, Jim, Dessie and their coaches, I’d like to thank them for giving me the opportunity to represent the Dublin team and experience so many special moments.

“I’d also like to thank my club St.Brigid’s for their support and all the coaches & members down in Russell Park.

“To my family, friends and in particular my parents Pat & Angela and my fiancée Doireann, I owe a huge debt for their constant belief in me through so many highs and lows.


“A special thanks to our phenomenal supporters for their unwavering belief and encouragement over so many years, good and bad. Finally, to my teammates, it was the highest privilege to share the journey with you all. All the best for the road ahead.”

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