O’Mahony announces retirement from Tipp Inter-county Hurling

first_imgThe Newport native was part of the All Ireland winning Tipp team in 2010 as well as five Munster titles and a National League crown. In a statement to Tipp Fm the 31 year old said that it was a huge privilege for him to play with the Premier at all levels over the past 15 years and that he had great memories from his time as Tipperary player particularly of 2010 when the team won the All Ireland senior hurling championship.He went on to thank all the players in the panel and expressed gratitude to the management teams and their backroom staff who gave him such great encouragement and support.  He also expressed his thanks to the Tipp County Board, his own club Newport for their great loyalty and support, Niamh and his family and friends as well as his employers at Snickers Workwear for their encouragement.He ends the statement wishing Tipperary well for the future expressing confidence that the current group of players will go on to achieve many more successes.In a separate statement the Tipperary County Board extended its best wishes to Conor O’Mahony stating he distinguished himself as a team player of great quality and versatility. A spokesperson added that the Newport man led by example on and off the pitch and was hugely respected and regarded by his fellow players and management teams. He was instrumental in many of Tipperary’s successes in the last decade and was always to the fore when the pressure was at its peak.last_img

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