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#big blow

# big-blow - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

Big blow for England as Mako Vunipola ruled out of Ireland clash

The 29-year-old has travelled to Tonga for family reasons.

# big-blow - Friday 25 October, 2019

Halfpenny in for injured Williams as Gatland's Wales welcome back Davies

Leigh Halfpenny comes into the team at 15 in place of the injured Saracens man.

# big-blow - Saturday 28 September, 2019

Murphy in line to join Ireland squad as Conan ruled out with foot fracture

Joe Schmidt’s squad have been hit with another injury blow.

# big-blow - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

Southampton attacker called up as O'Brien completes squad for U17 Euros in Parrott's absence

Roland Idowu joins the panel ahead of Friday’s opener against Greece as Troy Parrott is ruled out.

# big-blow - Tuesday 5 March, 2019

'A week or two too soon': Gordon Elliott confirms Samcro's Cheltenham absence

‘At the best of times you’ve got to be absolutely spot on for Cheltenham,’ the trainer said in his column for Betfair.

# big-blow - Tuesday 22 January, 2019

Spurs' injury woes continue as Alli is ruled out until March

The attacking midfielder will miss Tottenham’s Champions League last-16 clash with Borussia Dortmund.

# big-blow - Saturday 24 March, 2018

Munster confirm Keith Earls suffered knee ligament damage at Twickenham

The winger will miss next week’s showdown with Toulon.

# big-blow - Wednesday 28 February, 2018

Munster confirm that Chris Farrell's season is over after ACL injury

The 24-year-old was man of the match for Ireland last weekend against Wales.

# big-blow - Thursday 15 February, 2018

Henshaw to miss Leinster's Saracens clash as he's ruled out for up to four months

Joe Schmidt confirmed the timeframe for Henshaw’s return to action.

# big-blow - Monday 12 February, 2018

Henshaw ruled out of Six Nations but Furlong looks good for Wales

The outside centre suffered a shoulder injury against Italy.

# big-blow - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

Ireland U20s hit by triple injury blow as Larmour ruled out of World Championship

Tommy O’Brien and Bill Johnston are also definitely out of this summer’s tournament.

# big-blow - Thursday 27 April, 2017

Bundee Aki banned for three games, ruled out of Connacht's Champions Cup play-off

The centre faced a Pro12 disciplinary panel today over comments made to referee Ian Davies.

# big-blow - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

Toe injury rules out England and Wasps star for up to six months

James Haskell could be out until early 2017.

# big-blow - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

Portugal have been dealt a big blow ahead of their semi-final with Wales

Fernando Santos’s side will be without a key defender this evening.

# big-blow - Monday 30 May, 2016

Huge defensive headache for Ireland's Euro 2016 rivals as they lose another two players

Already without Vincent Kompany, Belgium’s Nicolas Lombaerts will now miss the tournament – as will Dedryck Boyata.

# big-blow - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

Clare will be without the influential John Conlon for Sunday's league final

The forward has been ruled out with an ankle injury.

# big-blow - Saturday 10 October, 2015

Good news for Ireland as one of Poland's best players is ruled out of tomorrow's crucial game

Arkadiusz Milik has scored six times in qualifying but picked up a knock against Scotland.

# big-blow - Friday 4 September, 2015

Dublin's Diarmuid Connolly loses second appeal after exhausting Croke Park meeting

The forward has suffered another setback in his quest to play in Saturday’s semi-final replay.

# big-blow - Sunday 29 March, 2015

Ireland's biggest World Cup pool rival could be without a key back for the tournament

France’s Gael Fickou has been ruled out for the rest of the season with a knee injury.

# big-blow - Saturday 22 March, 2014

9 reminders of how good a player Michael Meehan has been

Meehan’s inter-county future uncertain after injury forces him to take a break for the foreseeable future.

# big-blow - Sunday 9 March, 2014

Setback for Dublin as Ciaran Kilkenny tears cruciate ligament

The attacker sustained the injury in the early stages of last night’s clash with Kildare in Croke Park.

# big-blow - Saturday 28 December, 2013

Sean O'Brien a big Six Nations doubt as he dislocates shoulder

The Tullow Tank was left in agony after shipping a match-ending blow.