Paddy Andrews has called time on his inter-county career with Dublin following a 12-year career with the reigning All-Ireland champions.

The St Brigids clubman bows out with an incredible haul of seven All-Ireland titles, enjoying a glittering career in the Dublin blue, which included 11 Leinster titles and five National League winner's medals.

His brother Peader also played football for the Metropolitans between 1999 and 2006.

"After 12 years it's time for me to finish up with the Dublin football team," said Andrews.

"It’s been an amazing journey being part of such an incredible group of people over that period.

"To Pillar, Pat, Jim, Dessie and their coaches, I’d like to thank them for giving me the opportunity to represent the Dublin team and experience so many special moments.

"I’d also like to thank my club St.Brigid’s for their support and all the coaches & members down in Russell Park.

"To my family, friends andin particular my parents Pat & Angela and my fiancée Doireann, I owe a huge debt for their constant belief in me through so many highs and lows.

"A special thanks to our phenomenal supporters for their unwavering belief and encouragement over so many years, good and bad.

"Finally, to my teammates, it was the highest privilege to share the journey with you all. All the best for the road ahead."