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#Back Injury

# back-injury - Tuesday 30 January, 2018

Tolofua injury leaves France down to the bare bones for Ireland opener

The Saracans hooker is set to miss the entire Six Nations championship with a back problem.

# back-injury - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

Neymar says he almost lost his ability to walk from 2014 World Cup back injury

Neymar says he almost lost his ability to walk from 2014 World Cup back injury

The Brazil international suffered fractured vertebrae against Colombia.

# back-injury - Thursday 14 December, 2017

Heaslip determined to stay shtum on back injury

The Leinster and Ireland back row does not wish to offer up information about his injury, and that leads to more questions and concerns.

# back-injury - Thursday 12 March, 2015

'I heard Joe in my head screaming at me to get up' - Heaslip on back injury

The 31-year-old says wanting to ‘live life at 100 miles an hour’ isn’t ideal when he’s injured.

# back-injury - Monday 16 February, 2015

Fractures to three vertebrae mean Jamie Heaslip is out of the England game

The Ireland number eight may also miss the clash with Wales later next month.

# back-injury - Sunday 15 February, 2015

Papé faces citing as Ireland's Heaslip awaits results of scan on worrying back injury

The Ireland number eight underwent medical tests in Dublin last night after being kneed by the France lock.

# back-injury - Thursday 12 February, 2015

'My play is not acceptable' - Tiger Woods takes indefinite break from golf

The former world number one will not be back until his game improves.

# back-injury - Thursday 21 August, 2014

Paddy Jackson: I was sad to see Anscombe leave, but training is class with Kiss

The Ulster and Ireland out-half talks to us about his recovery from a fractured vertebrae and a new era around Ravenhill.

# back-injury - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

Here's an interesting theory on why Tiger Woods keeps getting injured

It comes from The Big Miss, a tell-all book by Tiger’s old swing coach Hank Haney.

# back-injury - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

Ian Madigan can bin Lonely Planet's guide to Romania... he's off to Argentina

Ulster out-half Paddy Jackson limped out of his team’s Pro12 semi-final loss to Leinster at the weekend.

# back-injury - Sunday 12 May, 2013

O'Driscoll and D'Arcy major fitness worries for Amlin Cup Final

The outside and inside centres are suffering from respective back and calf injuries.

# back-injury - Thursday 7 March, 2013

Paul O'Connell expected to return to action next week

The inspirational lock is set to line-out against Leinster A in Limerick on Tuesday.

# back-injury - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

O'Connell 'progressing satisfactorily' but ruled out until the New Year

Munster have announced that the influential lock won’t play again in 2012 due to a back injury.

Irish scrum-half Tomás O'Leary ruled out for six months

Perhaps it was never his destiny to make it onto a Lions rugby tour.

# back-injury - Wednesday 24 October, 2012

Back surgery rules Kearney out for '8 to 10 weeks'

Rob Kearney will have surgery on a back injury and will miss Ireland’s November internationals, Declan Kidney confirms.

# back-injury - Monday 22 October, 2012

Gibbes in the dark on Rob's return

Leinster coach Jono Gibbes says it’s unlikely that Rob Kearney will be fit in time to face the Cardiff Blues in the RDS this Saturday.

# back-injury - Wednesday 25 July, 2012

Gareth Bale is too injured to go to the Olympics - but fit enough to score against the LA Galaxy last night Sick Note This post contains videos

Gareth Bale is too injured to go to the Olympics - but fit enough to score against the LA Galaxy last night

Watch this video, because something doesn’t quite add up.

# back-injury - Thursday 10 May, 2012

Injuries force Ulster winger Simon Danielli to hang up his boots Winged This post contains videos

Injuries force Ulster winger Simon Danielli to hang up his boots

The Scotland international, who spent five years at Ravenhill, has been forced to retire as a back injury takes its toll.

# back-injury - Wednesday 21 March, 2012

Closing time: Jerry Flannery retires from professional rugby FLA

Closing time: Jerry Flannery retires from professional rugby

A cruel run of injuries has forced the Munster and Ireland hooker to retire at the age of 33.

# back-injury - Thursday 9 February, 2012

Bad back: Yachvili ruled out of Saturday's match

Morgan Parra comes into the French side at scrum-half in place of the injured Dimitri Yachvili.