Tuesday 20 February 2018

Kerry legend Eoin Brosnan confirms his retirement from inter-county football

Eoin Brosnan has decided to hang up his boots following an illustrious career with the Kingdom.

Brosnan made the announcement on Radio Kerry today after Dr Crokes secured a third successive Munster club crown yesterday with victory over Cratloe from Clare.

The 33-year-old versatile defender has three All-Ireland titles, six Munster crowns and two National League triumphs to his name.

“I spoke to Eamonn briefly the night of the Dublin game and then I rang him a few weeks ago to inform him. I just wanted to wait until we’d finished with Crokes and we got over the line yesterday,2 he told Radio Kerry..

“I told the selectors as well and I’d like to thank them all for what they’ve done for me. The time commitment is huge, particularly with three young children and when you’re self-employed. I just wouldn’t have been able to do it for another year.

“This year there was a changing of the guard, the young players have come on and done well. I think there’s a bright future there for Kerry football. I’d a lot of great memories but winning the first All-Ireland in 2004 was really special.”

His goalscoring ability will be forever remembered. He is joined in retirement by Tomás O Sé who als retired after this year's Championship campaign.

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