Dempsey to retire at end of season

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  1. snoopy snoopy dog dog

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    The guy's been a legend for province and country. Throughlout his career he's been magnificent defensively and very under-rated as an attacking force. Maybe he'll stick around in a coaching capacity; he can certainly pass on a lot to players like Andrew Conway.

     
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    I can't believe he's only 34.
     
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    All the best, a true gent.

    I can never remember him having a bad game ever.
     
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    It's a sad dayfor Irish rugby. Great servant of the game and I wish him all the best going forwards. Never had to worry when the Swerve was at the back.
     
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    Well have to salute the man, he was never the stand-out player but always gave his all and was always consistent and reliable and loyal.
    Never played terribly and well hope he gos on to be a success in whatever he plan's to do.
     
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    Ah I've always been a big fan of Swervin Girvan. He always really showed his worth when things for the team looked terrible
     
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    Wait, who is the Irish guy who plays for Leicester then? Different person?
     
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    That's Geordan Murphy. Before Kearney Murphy and Dempsey tended to swap the Ireland 15 jersey regularly. Dempsey was brought in when Murphy's aberrant style of play become a threat defensively for Ireland and Murphy was subsequently brought in when a better attacking option was required.
     
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    Thanks Darcy.
     
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