Thursday 14 December 2017

'My arch nemesis and good friend' - Bernard Brogan leads tributes to retired Marc Ó Sé

Bernard Brogan, Dublin, in action against Marc Ó Sé
Bernard Brogan, Dublin, in action against Marc Ó Sé

David Smith

Legendary Kerry corner back Marc Ó Sé has announced his inter-county retirement.

Ó Sé won five-All-Ireland titles and 10 Munster crowns in a glittering 15-season career that saw him win Player of the Year in 2007, and also collect three All Stars.

The 36-year-old made his championship debut in 2002, and made an astonishing 50 consecutive starts until 2012.

"If you told me as a child that I would go on and win All Ireland's with my heroes I would have said I was dreaming so to be able to do that has been one of the greatest thrills of my life," Ó Sé said in a statement.

"To play alongside some of the greatest players to ever play the game is something I will always cherish."

Unsurprisingly, tributes have flooded in for one of the best corner backs to ever pull on a jersey:

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