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#Comeback Kid

# comeback-kid - Sunday 4 April, 2021

Jordan Spieth tees up for the Masters with first victory in four years
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Jordan Spieth tees up for the Masters with first victory in four years

Apr 4th 2021, 11:11 PM 6,588 Views 8 Comments

Padraig Harrington finished in a tie for 69th while Graeme McDowell ended up in 54th position.

# comeback-kid - Friday 19 March, 2021

'I cried on national TV at 17 years old. We watched it in every single class I had that day in school'
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'I cried on national TV at 17 years old. We watched it in every single class I had that day in school'

Mar 19th 2021, 6:00 PM 10,325 Views 2 Comments

Irish Olympic hopeful Jack Woolley is an impressive guy on and off the mat, and his journey has been a rollercoaster so far.

# comeback-kid - Saturday 30 January, 2021

Furlong returns as Leinster cruise to bonus point victory over Scarlets
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Furlong returns as Leinster cruise to bonus point victory over Scarlets

Jan 30th 2021, 9:33 PM 29,930 Views 31 Comments

Leo Cullen’s side win 52-23 in Wales to leapfrog Ulster and take top spot in their Conference.

# comeback-kid - Saturday 18 July, 2020

'Hopefully the best bits of my career are ahead of me, not behind me'
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'Hopefully the best bits of my career are ahead of me, not behind me'

Jul 18th 2020, 5:18 PM 7,781 Views 3 Comments

After a nine month absence from the game, Paul Dunne is back in competitive golf this week.

# comeback-kid - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

'There is so much more to come out of me' - Stephen Ireland wants to play international football again
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# Peak 2020

'There is so much more to come out of me' - Stephen Ireland wants to play international football again

Jun 24th 2020, 3:00 PM 42,017 Views 39 Comments

The 33-year-old is keeping fit in the hope of earning an unlikely recall to the Ireland squad.

# comeback-kid - Monday 10 February, 2020

PBP's Gino Kenny, who conceded defeat yesterday, retains Dublin Mid-West seat
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PBP's Gino Kenny, who conceded defeat yesterday, retains Dublin Mid-West seat

Feb 10th 2020, 1:48 PM 30,070 Views 34 Comments

Kenny said he thought he was “political toast” 24 hours ago.

# comeback-kid - Sunday 26 January, 2020

The 34-year-old who battled serious illness returning to county football after 6 years
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The 34-year-old who battled serious illness returning to county football after 6 years

Jan 26th 2020, 7:00 AM 39,318 Views 2 Comments

Prolific forward Paddy Cunningham is back in the Antrim fold for the first time since 2014.

# comeback-kid - Monday 23 December, 2019

Carbery poised to return for Munster if he can sustain progress through Christmas week
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Carbery poised to return for Munster if he can sustain progress through Christmas week

Dec 23rd 2019, 8:35 AM 8,091 Views 19 Comments

The out-half has not played for his province this season due to the ankle injury sustained on international duty.

# comeback-kid - Thursday 8 August, 2019

'Something you can’t fathom or comprehend': McKinley pushing for remarkable RWC run
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'Something you can’t fathom or comprehend': McKinley pushing for remarkable RWC run

Aug 8th 2019, 5:59 AM 5,375 Views 4 Comments

The Italy out-half represented Ireland at the Junior World Cup in Japan a decade ago, nobody could have predicted the journey he would take to get back.

# comeback-kid - Thursday 4 July, 2019

Buffon completes sensational return to Juventus on one-year contract
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Buffon completes sensational return to Juventus on one-year contract

Updated Jul 4th 2019, 3:31 PM 10,202 Views 9 Comments

The legendary goalkeeper is back in Turin after a season at PSG.

Former Ulster star earns Wallabies recall for first time in three years after overcoming cancer
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Former Ulster star earns Wallabies recall for first time in three years after overcoming cancer

Jul 4th 2019, 10:42 AM 7,385 Views 6 Comments

Christian Lealiifano has been included in the 34-man squad for their Rugby Championship opener.

# comeback-kid - Tuesday 18 June, 2019

'When I was in the hospital bed last August I considered quitting football'
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'When I was in the hospital bed last August I considered quitting football'

Jun 18th 2019, 12:00 PM 18,417 Views 2 Comments

Diarmuid Murtagh underwent an eye operation to repair a detached retina and wasn’t sure if he’d play for Roscommon again.

# comeback-kid - Monday 3 June, 2019

Murray set to make long-awaited return from injury in doubles draw at London tournament
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Murray set to make long-awaited return from injury in doubles draw at London tournament

Jun 3rd 2019, 7:12 PM 3,503 Views 1 Comment

The former world number one Andy Murray will play for the first time since the Australian Open.

# comeback-kid - Friday 28 December, 2018

'I didn't expect the rebound. I hit it, and to me, the ball was in the net but it came back off the post'
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'I didn't expect the rebound. I hit it, and to me, the ball was in the net but it came back off the post'

Dec 28th 2018, 12:00 PM 19,219 Views 9 Comments

Clare’s Aron Shanagher reflects on his comeback for the Clare hurlers in 2018 following an ACL injury.

# comeback-kid - Thursday 6 December, 2018

After missing his Olympic dream, Ray Moylette tried the ‘big, bad world’ for two months
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# Not For Him

After missing his Olympic dream, Ray Moylette tried the ‘big, bad world’ for two months

Dec 6th 2018, 4:30 PM 6,949 Views 1 Comment

The Mayo man is now 11-0 as a pro and is bringing a title fight to his hometown tomorrow night.

# comeback-kid - Saturday 10 November, 2018

Messi returns to Barcelona squad following broken arm while Dembele is dropped
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Messi returns to Barcelona squad following broken arm while Dembele is dropped

Nov 10th 2018, 4:33 PM 5,005 Views 0 Comments

Samuel Umtiti is also back in the squad following a knee problem.

# comeback-kid - Friday 12 October, 2018

James Horan isn't expecting any retirements as he gears up for second crack at Mayo job
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James Horan isn't expecting any retirements as he gears up for second crack at Mayo job

Oct 12th 2018, 12:46 PM 4,130 Views 0 Comments

The returning boss will hold trials over the upcoming bank holiday weekend.

# comeback-kid - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

Shaw credits Mourinho's criticism for making him mentally stronger
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Shaw credits Mourinho's criticism for making him mentally stronger

Sep 4th 2018, 7:45 PM 5,821 Views 3 Comments

Luke Shaw struggled to realise his potential after arriving at Old Trafford but has made a strong start to the 2018-19 campaign.

# comeback-kid - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

Sean Gallagher confirms he WILL seek a nomination to run for president
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Sean Gallagher confirms he WILL seek a nomination to run for president

Aug 29th 2018, 9:55 AM 35,290 Views 155 Comments

After weeks of speculation, the former candidate has formally declared he will seek to run again.

# comeback-kid - Monday 25 June, 2018

'It was a day to remember:' Kildare hurler scores eight points in Croke Park after surviving meningitis battle
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'It was a day to remember:' Kildare hurler scores eight points in Croke Park after surviving meningitis battle

Jun 25th 2018, 5:42 PM 4,212 Views 4 Comments

James Burke has made a remarkable comeback to win a Christy Ring Cup after he was diagnosed with bacterial meningitis.

# comeback-kid - Sunday 17 June, 2018

'The whole side of my face went numb and I couldn't see out of my left eye so I went straight to hospital'
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'The whole side of my face went numb and I couldn't see out of my left eye so I went straight to hospital'

Jun 17th 2018, 10:00 AM 39,980 Views 0 Comments

Donegal footballer Kate Keaney speaks to The42 about her harrowing recovery from a concussion and a torn cruciate as Donegal prepare for an Ulster final.

# comeback-kid - Thursday 31 May, 2018

'I'm not a million miles away from where he's at' - Brogan tracks cruciate recovery with Ireland's van der Flier
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'I'm not a million miles away from where he's at' - Brogan tracks cruciate recovery with Ireland's van der Flier

May 31st 2018, 5:00 PM 16,137 Views 3 Comments

The Dublin star suffered the injury in February but is aiming for an August return to action.

# comeback-kid - Friday 20 April, 2018

'He cleans up other people's mistakes': Sexton thrilled to have Henshaw back to battle Scarlets
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'He cleans up other people's mistakes': Sexton thrilled to have Henshaw back to battle Scarlets

Apr 20th 2018, 4:44 PM 7,285 Views 21 Comments

The captain is hoping the ‘hard truths’ learned in two semi-final losses last year can be put to good use tomorrow.

# comeback-kid - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

Wales match may come too soon, but Ringrose ready to step up return
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Wales match may come too soon, but Ringrose ready to step up return

Feb 13th 2018, 12:48 PM 21,323 Views 16 Comments

Stuart Lancaster suggests the centre may make his return against the Kings and does not expect to have Robbie Henshaw available to take on Saracens on 1 April.

# comeback-kid - Saturday 10 February, 2018

4 months after unprovoked assault in Belfast, Slaughtneil dual star back on the winning trail
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4 months after unprovoked assault in Belfast, Slaughtneil dual star back on the winning trail

Feb 10th 2018, 7:15 AM 10,336 Views 2 Comments

Conor McAllister and the Slaughtneil hurlers face a daunting task against Munster champions Na Piarsaigh this afternoon.

# comeback-kid - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

Barcelona's record signing set for return on Thursday night after being out injured since September
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Barcelona's record signing set for return on Thursday night after being out injured since September

Jan 2nd 2018, 10:18 PM 14,401 Views 12 Comments

Ousmane Dembele has been cleared to make his comeback.

# comeback-kid - Friday 29 December, 2017

Sean Maguire targeting comeback in early 2018 from a serious hamstring injury
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Sean Maguire targeting comeback in early 2018 from a serious hamstring injury

Dec 29th 2017, 2:26 PM 3,946 Views 4 Comments

The Republic of Ireland and Preston North End player has undergone surgery for the issue.

# comeback-kid - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Serena Williams set to make her return at the Australian Open, says tournament organiser
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Serena Williams set to make her return at the Australian Open, says tournament organiser

Oct 10th 2017, 2:36 PM 2,265 Views 0 Comments

The 23-time Grand Slam winner gave birth to her first child last month.

# comeback-kid - Monday 12 June, 2017

'I'm just absolutely delighted I came back' - a Galway championship return after 34 months
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'I'm just absolutely delighted I came back' - a Galway championship return after 34 months

Jun 12th 2017, 6:53 PM 8,382 Views 0 Comments

A significant day in Salthill for Seán Armstrong.

# comeback-kid - Friday 26 May, 2017

Labour catching up in polls as UK politicians resume campaigning after Manchester attack
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Labour catching up in polls as UK politicians resume campaigning after Manchester attack

May 26th 2017, 7:58 AM 12,312 Views 34 Comments

Jeremy Corbyn is expected to say that the war on terror has failed in a speech later day.

# comeback-kid - Thursday 25 May, 2017

'I haven't felt this good in years' says Tiger after surgery
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'I haven't felt this good in years' says Tiger after surgery

May 25th 2017, 8:14 AM 4,074 Views 10 Comments

“I want to say unequivocally I want to play professional golf again.”

# comeback-kid - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

Former Leinster and Ireland U20 out-half McKinley called into Italy squad
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Former Leinster and Ireland U20 out-half McKinley called into Italy squad

May 2nd 2017, 9:25 PM 29,222 Views 14 Comments

The Treviso playmaker’s remarkable story in rugby continues.

# comeback-kid - Monday 1 May, 2017

Tony Blair promises to get 'hands dirty' as he re-enters UK politics to fight Brexit
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Tony Blair promises to get 'hands dirty' as he re-enters UK politics to fight Brexit

May 1st 2017, 12:54 PM 26,423 Views 57 Comments

Blair will campaign to give the British people a chance to change their minds.

# comeback-kid - Saturday 21 January, 2017

'I forgot how good this place was': ROG moved by warm Limerick reception
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'I forgot how good this place was': ROG moved by warm Limerick reception

Jan 21st 2017, 9:56 PM 44,891 Views 24 Comments

“It’s great for players to taste the real Thomond Park,” says the Munster legend who was plotting their downfall.

# comeback-kid - Saturday 3 December, 2016

18 months after being let go, Tim Elliott has a chance to shock the best fighter in the UFC
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18 months after being let go, Tim Elliott has a chance to shock the best fighter in the UFC

Dec 3rd 2016, 7:30 AM 5,604 Views 4 Comments

He headlines tonight’s TUF 24 Finale against Demetrious Johnson.

# comeback-kid - Sunday 29 May, 2016

One step at a time: this Meath man's journey from a brain haemorrhage and stroke to Rio
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One step at a time: this Meath man's journey from a brain haemorrhage and stroke to Rio

May 29th 2016, 7:34 AM 9,306 Views 3 Comments

Six short weeks in the summer of 2009 saw Paul Keogan’s life change forever. He now has his sights set on the Paralympic games in September.

# comeback-kid - Sunday 22 May, 2016

'He's been hounding the doctors' - Dublin boss Cunningham hails O'Dwyer comeback
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'He's been hounding the doctors' - Dublin boss Cunningham hails O'Dwyer comeback

May 22nd 2016, 8:15 AM 6,528 Views 3 Comments

Ryan O’Dwyer made his long-awaited comeback for the Sky Blues last night.

# comeback-kid - Sunday 1 May, 2016

'Money' Mayweather refuses to rule out return to the ring

'Money' Mayweather refuses to rule out return to the ring

May 1st 2016, 1:13 PM 5,036 Views 11 Comments

He hasn’t gone away you know.

# comeback-kid - Monday 29 February, 2016

Down to the wire: This Labour TD might still have a chance at a seat
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Down to the wire: This Labour TD might still have a chance at a seat

Feb 29th 2016, 10:11 AM 27,083 Views 36 Comments

Penrose had conceded on Saturday evening but this morning he said there is “an outside chance” he’ll get back in.

# comeback-kid - Friday 12 February, 2016

Joyce returns for Cork hurlers from cruciate injury for first time in 11 months
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Joyce returns for Cork hurlers from cruciate injury for first time in 11 months

Feb 12th 2016, 7:25 PM 6,220 Views 2 Comments

Cork take on Galway on Sunday.

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