Colm Callanan announces intercounty retirement and joins Galway backroom team


2017 All-Ireland winner Colm Callanan has announced his retirement that was intercounty after 13 seasons with Galway.
The Kinvara goalkeeper was a figure between the sticks for the Tribesmen 2 decades ago, when they finished up a 29-year wait.
He enjoyed a career which also contained a award in 2015 Ever since making his senior intercounty debut in 2007. Callanan won back the number one jersey for what was his final year in 2019 although James Skehill started during the 2018 effort.
After 13 years wearing the maroon and white jersey, and after careful consideration, I have made the decision to step away from the Galway senior hurling panel, he explained in a lengthy announcement on Monday morning.
Its a gigantic chance to play to your county and I feel honoured and pleased that I got to play Galway for so long as I did. I was fortunate enough to acquire every thing on offer at least.
I am happy I gave everything that I had into the Galway jersey for 13 years. Ive loved every moment of my journey and to have played before its own dedicated and passionate supporters has allowed me to create memories that Ill cherish forever.
And although he will be togging out in the jersey, he will nevertheless have a role to play with the westerners going. New manager Shane ONeill has now welcomed the shot-stopper to his backroom team.
I would also like to thank Shane ONeill for his knowledge and understanding of my decision, additional Callanan. I am also thrilled that the transition is going to be made simpler after accepting a training job in Shanes new backroom team.
Allow the following chapter start! Up Galway!

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