All-Ireland winner Cullen retires from football

All-Ireland winner Cullen retires from football

Dublin footballer Bryan Cullen has announced his retirement from inter-county football.

The wing-forward captained Dublin when they won the Sam Maguire in 2011 for the first time since 1995.

He famously said, "See you in Coppers!" at the end of his captain's speech.

He was succeeded as captain by Stephen Cluxton and was part of the team that won the All-Ireland again in 2013.

Cullen made his senior debut for Dublin in 2003 and during his 12 year career won 10 Leinster titles and two league titles in addition to the two All-Ireland titles.

He told Dublin’s GAA website the time was right for him to go.

"I've been fortunate enough to represent Dublin at senior level since 2003 but I feel now is the time to step away,” he said.

“I'm very lucky to have had the support of my family and my wife throughout my time with Dublin.

“For now, I'm looking forward to focusing on my career and playing with my club Skerries Harps over the next few years.”

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