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Kieran Fitzgerald enjoyed a glittering career with Corofin.
Kieran Fitzgerald enjoyed a glittering career with Corofin.

Corofin's Kieran Fitzgerald retires

By Cian O'Connell

Corofin's Kieran Fitzgerald has announced his retirement from senior club football.

Fitzgerald, who won an All Ireland medal with Galway in 2001, was an influential figure Corofin's recent success at local, provincial, and national level.

During a decorated career with Corofin, Fitzgerald won 14 Galway SFC titles, seven Connacht club, and four AIB All Ireland crowns.

The news was confirmed in a statement released to The Tuam Herald on Sunday morning.

“It’s hard to put into words the enjoyment and satisfaction I have experienced while playing the sport I love for over 30 years," Fitzgerald says.

“It was an absolute honour to play for Corofin GAA Club and for Galway. Although we had ups and downs, I loved it and if I could do it all again - I would!

“I am continually overwhelmed and humbled by the support and goodwill I have received down through the years from all corners of the GAA community both in good times and bad."

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