Glass retires from AFL

September 23, 2020

Conor Glass during International Rules Training at Croke Park in 2015

Conor Glass has announced his retirement from the AFL with immediate effect.

The former Derry minor star joined Hawthorn in October 2015 as a Category B rookie and became the first Irishman to represent the club.

Earlier that year, Glass helped his native Derry to Ulster minor glory as well as an All-Ireland MFC semi-final.

He went on to represent the Melbourne side 21 times and the club have today thanked him for his service.

“Conor has spent four and a half years at Hawthorn and has been totally committed to his AFL career the whole way through,” Hawks chief of football Graham Wright is quoted saying by the AFL’s official website.

“While he will be missed around the club, the pull home has always been there for Conor and we fully support his decision.

“We thank both Conor and his family for his service to our club, they will always be a part of the Hawthorn family. 

“We wish Conor all the best in his future endeavours.”

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