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#Back in action

# back-in-action - Friday 16 October, 2020

Heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua to face Pulev in first fight in a year

Joshua has fought since outpointing Andy Ruiz Jr to regain his titles on 7 December, 2019.

# back-in-action - Monday 12 October, 2020

Finn Russell and Richie Gray return to Scotland fold

Both players have been named in Gregor Townsend’s 40-man squad.

# back-in-action - Monday 7 September, 2020

Longford champions win DRA appeal over 48-week ban

Killoe Emmet Óg are now free to return to feature in the senior football championship.

# back-in-action - Sunday 30 August, 2020

Lakers advance to Western Conference semi-finals as playoffs resume following player boycott

Many players arrived at the arenas wearing Black Lives Matter slogans on their t-shirts.

# back-in-action - Tuesday 25 August, 2020

Reigning senior champions triumph as Laois and Offaly action resumes after lockdown

Portlaoise and Ferbane amongst the winners as the senior football action returned.

# back-in-action - Saturday 22 August, 2020

Reinforced Munster look to down top dogs Leinster as rugby returns

Irish rugby is finally set to kick-off this evening behind closed doors at the Aviva Stadium.

# back-in-action - Friday 31 July, 2020

Players kneel as NBA restarts in Florida 'bubble'

LeBron James led the Los Angeles Lakers to a pulsating 103-101 defeat of the Los Angeles Clippers in the day’s second game.

# back-in-action - Monday 27 July, 2020

'In March I was seeing a good few cases, I was very pessimistic about GAA this year'

As a GP and Cork club football manager, Paul O’Keeffe is well placed to assess the changed nature of the 2020 GAA season.

# back-in-action - Friday 17 July, 2020

8-goal thriller as Wexford champions get off to winning start in hurling return

Jack O’Connor hit 2-9 as champions St Martin’s got off to a winning start against Oulart-The-Ballagh.

# back-in-action - Saturday 20 June, 2020

Torino and Parma play out a draw as Serie A makes its return

The first game in the Italian top-flight in 103 days ended all-square.

# back-in-action - Friday 19 June, 2020

Michael O’Neill returns to training after recovering from coronavirus

The former Northern Ireland and Shamrock Rovers boss admitted news of his positive test came as a shock.

# back-in-action - Thursday 11 June, 2020

Sevilla derby win cuts gap on Real Madrid and Barcelona as La Liga returns

This was the first game in Spain’s top flight since 10 March.

Aussie Rules teams take a knee as virus-hit season resumes with Irish players set to feature this weekend

Richmond and Collingwood played out a 36-36 draw this morning at the MCG.

# back-in-action - Thursday 4 June, 2020

We're going to Disney World! NBA reveals plans to finish 2020 season

Under the NBA’s proposals, the league would resume on 31 July.

# back-in-action - Tuesday 2 June, 2020

Jubilant Dettori back in business at Kempton

No crowds, but still celebration time on winning return.

# back-in-action - Thursday 14 May, 2020

Return to training edges closer as Premier League holds talks with clubs

The Premier League invited club captains and bosses to share their thoughts on a return to action during conference calls on Wednesday.

# back-in-action - Saturday 9 May, 2020

Spotlight on Faroe Islands as top flight returns to provide rare live sport

Norwegian and Danish broadcasters have signed deals to show the tiny Atlantic archipelago’s Premier League, which started today.

# back-in-action - Thursday 7 May, 2020

Dana White insists UFC’s return this weekend is ‘as safe as it can possibly be’

UFC 249 takes place in Florida on Saturday night.

# back-in-action - Wednesday 19 February, 2020

Corofin club star returns as Galway make 3 changes for clash with Tyrone

Liam Silke has been named at centre-back for Sunday’s game.

# back-in-action - Thursday 6 February, 2020

Gibson reunites with old Man United team-mates after signing for Salford

The former Ireland midfielder has been without a club since leaving Wigan at the end of last season.

# back-in-action - Thursday 9 January, 2020

Parsons returns to Mayo starting team for first time since horror knee injury in 2018

James Horan has opted for a mix of youth and experience for Sunday’s meeting with Galway.

# back-in-action - Tuesday 31 December, 2019

Ian Holloway returns to management with League Two strugglers

The 56-year-old takes over at Grimsby Town.

# back-in-action - Friday 20 December, 2019

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Piano at Pearse Station restored to former glory following 'mindless vandalism'

The vandalism sparked an outpouring of appreciation for the colourful piano.

# back-in-action - Thursday 7 November, 2019

Friend brings internationals back for visit of Leinster

Connacht head coach Andy Friend has named Jack Carty at out-half while Bundee Aki starts on the bench.

# back-in-action - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

Superstar Enable will race again in 2020 with Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe a target

Enable was last seen finishing second at Longchamp earlier this month.

# back-in-action - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

Kieran Kingston on Cork return - 'At the moment, based on results, we’re a mid-table team'

Kingston has returned to the helm of the senior side.

# back-in-action - Sunday 29 September, 2019

Kingston returns as Cork senior hurling boss and Cusack to take over minor side

Pat Ryan has been proposed as the new Cork U20 manager.

# back-in-action - Tuesday 20 August, 2019

'I expect Kieran will be the manager next year' - Cork's senior hurling vacancy

U20 manager Denis Ring has backed the return of Kieran Kingston to the senior post.

# back-in-action - Monday 12 August, 2019

Kerry's comeback duo - how Sherwood and Walsh played key roles to book All-Ireland final place

Substitutes Jack Sherwood and Tommy Walsh were central to Kerry’s victory yesterday.

# back-in-action - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

Ellis: Rapinoe could have taken penalty if USA-England had gone to a shoot-out

A hamstring strain prevented the USA star from facing Phil Neville’s Lionesses, but she gave her side a fitness boost by training on Wednesday.

# back-in-action - Sunday 26 May, 2019

Boost for Galway as star midfielder makes impressive club return after horror injury

Paul Conroy broke both of his legs last summer, and scored 1-5 in an excellent comeback performance.

# back-in-action - Sunday 21 April, 2019

After 456 days out, Ireland international McCarthy makes Premier League return

The 28-year-old replaced Idrissa Gueye in the 76th minute today, bringing to an end a nightmare spell.

# back-in-action - Friday 22 March, 2019

# back-in-action - Friday 22 February, 2019

Man City star returns to Ireland international duty after 16-month ACL injury nightmare

Campbell has not played for Ireland since rupturing her ACL during a Champions League game for Man City.

# back-in-action - Tuesday 11 December, 2018

Olympic silver medalist John Joe Nevin to return to ring on big weekend for Irish boxers abroad

Nevin will aim to go 11-0 against a Nicaraguan journeyman in a bid to build momentum ahead of a crucial 2019.

# back-in-action - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

Boost for All-Ireland champs Corofin as All-Star forward available for Connacht decider

Ian Burke is fit for Corofin’s clash with Ballintubber in Tuam.

# back-in-action - Thursday 8 November, 2018

'It's good to have him back' - Apologetic Kyle Lafferty returns to Northern Ireland squad for Dublin friendy

Michael O’Neill’s men take on Ireland next Thursday before rounding off their Nations League campaign against Austria.

# back-in-action - Thursday 14 June, 2018

Conroy returns in only Galway change as they get set for Connacht battle with Roscommon

The sides meet in Dr Hyde Park on Sunday.

# back-in-action - Monday 23 April, 2018

'Seamus Coleman sent me a lovely message' - comeback for Cork's Hurley after 13 months of injury turmoil

The Cork attacker has suffered two severe hamstring injuries since the summer of 2016.

# back-in-action - Sunday 22 April, 2018

All-Ireland finalists Na Piarsaigh begin defence of their Limerick hurling crown with victory Back In Action This post contains videos

All-Ireland finalists Na Piarsaigh begin defence of their Limerick hurling crown with victory

It was a first win for the Munster champions under new manager Paul Beary.

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