Compulsory retirement age for judges is 72

Minister for Justice and Attorney General, Pila Niningi clarified that age at retirement, it is not possible for a judge to secure another gainful employment after retirement but relies solely on their pension salary on retirement which is already taxed by half.

“Other allowances and fringe benefits payable to a judge ceases upon retirement,” he said.

In addition, Niningi clarified that the current medical scheme for judges does not extend to retirement leaving the judges without adequate medical cover on retirement.

Kamiak plans to leave Morobe RU

Kamiak said he made this decision purposely to concentrate on his work and family. Kamiak is a fulltime employee of the Bank South Pacific.

“I am planning to concentrate on my work and family therefore I will complete my term this year and next person can take it on from there,” he said.

After serving five years as the Morobe Rugby Union president, two years as an interim and three years as president, Kamiak has been giving his best executing the responsibility required of him. He said it has been one hell of a ride and he enjoyed every bit of it.

I've lived my dream: Mead calls time on 14-year career

Mead played 171 NRL games for Broncos and Titans, scoring 75 tries since making his debut in 2009, as well as 58 Super League games for Catalans Dragons scoring 29 tries.

The popular finisher also played 15 Tests for Papua New Guinea and scored 10 tries, as well as captaining his beloved country of birth at the 2017 World Cup.

Mead said: “I’d like to say a big thank you to the Broncos, Titans, Catalans, NRL and Super league for giving me the opportunity to live out my dream since 2009.

'We're a stronger club': Robbo mighty proud as Roosters farewell Morris

It wasn't the fairytale finish retiring centre Josh Morris deserved for his glittering 325-game career, but Robinson believes the Roosters will grow after their 42-6 semi-final loss at BB Print Stadium.

Considering the Tricolours lost all-time greats Boyd Cordner, Jake Friend and Brett Morris to mid-year retirements and dealt with a shocking injury toll, it was a mammoth effort to go as far as they did.

Pacquiao’s wife posts emotional tribute amid retirement buzz

“Words cannot express how proud I am of the Man you are,” Jinkee Pacquiao wrote on Instagram with a photo of the couple embracing.

“We your family have seen how much you have toiled , (sacrificed) and given of yourself blood sweat and tears since the beginning when you dreamed of becoming world champion. You never think of yourself and not afraid to risk your life on the ring time and time again because you love to make the people happy.


RPNGC retires members

Police Minister Bryan Kramer said completion of the retirement process relies on funds released from the Department of Treasury and technical support from the Department of Personnel Management. This will cost approximately K13 million in separation entitlements and repatriation costs.

“The RPNGC will also retire another 400 members over the mandatory retirement age of 60 years by December 2020, however this depends on funds being verified for the K40 million estimated cost of separating them from the police force,” he said.

Yuvraj 'moving on' from cricket

Yuvraj played 40 Tests, 304 ODIs and 58 T20Is in all, playing starring roles at the inaugural World Twenty20 in 2007 and then the Cricket World Cup four years later.

India triumphed on both occasions, with Yuvraj making decisive contributions with both bat and ball, but he is best known for his efforts in 2011, which saw him named the tournament's best player.

He had not played for his country since June 2017, though, and has decided to call time on his career on the international and IPL stages.

Greg Inglis announces retirement after 2020 season

Inglis made the announcement via a video sent out to Rabbitohs club members.

"[It's] a decision I've made purely on my own, and something I've been thinking about in the last two-and-a-half months. At the end of 2020, I'll be hanging up the boots,

"I'll be giving away the game, but staying around this club hopefully for a long time after I retire," he said.

"For the next two years, I'll be giving everything I can to this great club. 2019 will be my last representative season, therefore next year, I'll be solely concentrating on the South Sydney Rabbitohs.

Habana to hang up boots

The 34-year-old winger, whose contract at French club Toulon expires in June, confirmed the news on Instagram.

"The inevitable moment has come knocking on my door and I've welcomed it in for a drink." he said.

Habana scored 67 tries in the 124 Test appearances he made for the Springboks and his last international appearance was in 2016 when he was also vice-captain.

The electric winger underwent knee surgery last year and has struggled to make an impact at Toulon this season.

Former Wales prop Jones to retire

Jones on Sunday announced that he will hang up his boots 18 years after making his professional debut for Neath.

The veteran front-row forward, who went on two British and Irish Lions tours, will remain at Harlequins as assistant forwards coach on a full-time basis when his playing days come to an end.

"I'll be officially retiring from playing at the end of the season. I've had a great career and never thought I'd go on to achieve what I have." said Jones.