Andrew Conway has announced that he is retiring from rugby with immediate effect after suffering several injuries.
Conway has made over 150 appearances for Munster and 30 caps for Ireland where he was part of the Triple Crown winning side.
The 32-year-old missed all of last season with a recurring knee injury, making his last appearance for Munster against the Sharks last month.
In a statement released from the official Munster account on X, the province announced his retirement after ‘an outstanding career with some amazing memories.’
Andrew Conway has today confirmed that he will retire from professional rugby with immediate effect.
Conway bows out after an outstanding career with some amazing memories.
— Munster Rugby (@Munsterrugby) November 9, 2023
Conway released a full statement:
“Unfortunately, I have been advised to retire from professional rugby because of a knee injury.” the statement reads.
“An incredible amount of work has been put in by the Munster and IRFU medics to get me back and I can’t thank you all enough for your commitment.
“Thank you to all the backroom staff I’ve been lucky enough to cross paths and work with over the years. You know who you are.
“A special mention to Damien Mordan, Keith Fox, Dr. Jamie Kearns and Dr. Ciaran Cosgrave for your care and support through the years.
“Thank you to Rugby Players Ireland and my agents for your guidance in the past and into the future.”