Carlow footballer Daniel St Ledger has retired from the inter-county game, his club has announced.

St Ledger, 30, made his Carlow debut against Meath in a league match at Croke Park back in 2008, having helped the county's minors reach a Leinster final the previous year.

The Royal County beat Carlow by 20 points that day, and St Ledger had to soldier through some tough campaigns before winning promotion to Division 3 under Turlough O'Brien in 2018. 

That same year they earned a famous Leinster quarter-final win over Kildare in Tullamore.

O'Brien stepped away as manager last month, and St Ledger has now followed suit. 

In a tweet announcing his decision, the defender's club Kildavin/Clonegal said: "A servant for the county through good times and bad, he will have more time to focus on the golf and the club now, so we can't say we’re not delighted."

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