Wednesday, July 24, 2024

“I loved every minute of playing for Westmeath” – James Dolan

By Paul O’Donovan
“I loved playing for Westmeath, I loved pulling on that maroon jersey and going out on the pitch and matching myself against the top players in the country. I am going to miss it, but I knew the time was right to retire from the inter-county scene,” said James Dolan as he reflected on his decision to retire from playing with his beloved Westmeath.

Dolan, who is 34, announced his retirement in the Westmeath dressing room after defeat against Derry in Newry, Co Down, in the All-Ireland series of matches on Saturday week last. Westmeath had just lost a game they could have won, by four points.

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