Wednesday 24 July 2019

Galway star Michael Meehan releases emotional statement as he calls time on his inter-county career

Galway's Michael Meehan. Photo: Ramsey Cardy/Sportsfile
Galway's Michael Meehan. Photo: Ramsey Cardy/Sportsfile Newsdesk Newsdesk

Galway footballer Michael Meehan has decided to retire from inter-county football.

The 33-year-old's career has been blighted by injury in recent years but he returned to Kevin Walsh's squad this season after a three-year absence.

His final appearance in the maroon and white came in the All-Ireland SFC qualifier victory over Donegal in July.

Meehan’s superb potential was flagged at a young age as he won the Hogan Cup with St Jarlath’s in 2002, an All-Ireland senior club title with Caltra in 2004 and shone for the Galway U21′s in their All-Ireland winning run in 2005.

He also won three Connacht titles.

He released a statement on Twitter yesterday evening calling time on his inter-county career.

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