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Monday 26 June 2017

Pick up tomorrow's Irish Independent for our exclusive interview with Colm 'The Gooch' Cooper

EXCLUSIVE

Colm 'The Gooch' Cooper who has announced his retirement from inter-county football with Kerry with the Irish Independent's Vincent Hogan. Credit: Mark Condren
Colm 'The Gooch' Cooper who has announced his retirement from inter-county football with Kerry with the Irish Independent's Vincent Hogan. Credit: Mark Condren
Vincent Hogan

Vincent Hogan

Kerry star Colm ‘Gooch’ Cooper decided to retire because he felt his body was not up to the rigours of another season.

In a wide-ranging interview with Vincent Hogan exclusive in tomorrow’s ’s Irish Independent, Cooper outlines why he felt the time was right to bring the curtain down on his glittering inter-county career.

The Gooch – who helped Dr Crokes to the All-Ireland club title in Croke Park last month – also talks about his managers, the Dubs, the family support which has been so crucial to him throughout his career, and how he has been overwhelmed by the reaction to this week’s announcement.

READ THE FULL INTERVIEW IN TOMORROW’S IRISH INDEPENDENT

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