Tributes Paid To Podge Collins For “Selfless Honesty” Upon Inter-County Football Retirement

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A former Clare U-21 Football Manager says the selfless workate of Podge Collins was central to all of this county’s success.

The Cratloe ace announced his retirement from inter-county football today following a career that began in 2014.

A dual-star who rose to prominence from an early age, Collins was a member of the Clare U-21 and Senior All-Ireland Hurling winning teams in 2013 ,while he also played a key role in Clare’s victory over Kildare in the National Football League Final in 2016 and would remain a key fixture in the Banner’s full-forward line thereafter.


Joe Garry, who managed Podge at underage level, has been telling Clare FM’s Daragh Dolan that he was a joy to deal with.

You can listen to the full interview below.