TOMMY CALLS TIME –

19 January 2018 No Comments by The Northern Standard

Rugby star announces this season will be his last

famous contemporary sporting sons has announced his plans to retire.
Rugby international Tommy Bowe said this week that this season will be his last as a professional.

Tommy took to Twitter to announce the news, and did so in verse:
“I’ve spent most of my career in Belfast.
At first George said I wasn’t very fast.
I eventually found my gears,
Had some incredible years,
But it’s time to tell you –
this is my last!”

The 33-year-old Emyvale-born wing made his debut for Ireland in 2004 and has won 69 caps, scoring 30 tries for his country. He was on the British and Irish Lions panel that toured South Africa in 2009 and Australia in 2013, playing in five tests. He has made a total of 143 appearances for Ulster in two spells, scoring 290 points, and had 77 games for the Ospreys during which he amassed a ….

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