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#comeback trail

# comeback-trail - Saturday 19 September, 2020

Henderson ‘delighted’ as Buveur D’Air returns to training

Dual Champion Hurdle hero on the comeback trail following long lay-off.

# comeback-trail - Monday 13 January, 2020

'His head seems to be right' - White happy with McGregor's form ahead of UFC return

The Dubliner will take on Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone on Saturday.

# comeback-trail - Friday 3 January, 2020

Sexton 'progressing well' on return from knee injury

The out-half went for a second visit to his specialist over the Christmas period and appears on course to feature for Ireland in February.

# comeback-trail - Friday 8 March, 2019

Beirne given weekend off after reporting 'soreness' in training

The Munster second row has made a strong injury comeback but has been given more time by Joe Schmidt.

# comeback-trail - Friday 25 January, 2019

Munster set for timely back row boost as O'Donoghue nears injury return

The 24-year-old has been sidelined since last season’s Pro14 semi-final defeat to Leinster.

# comeback-trail - Thursday 24 January, 2019

Kvitova makes first Grand Slam final since knife attack

Czech star will face Naomi Osaka in the Australian Open final.

# comeback-trail - Friday 9 November, 2018

Serie A's new star Steph Roche eyeing local derby for full return after 'whirlwind' year

The Ireland striker is dealing with a minor ankle injury but is ‘buzzing’ for Florentia to face Fiorentina.

# comeback-trail - Thursday 21 June, 2018

Dublin forward Brogan back in training four months after tearing his cruciate Comeback Trail This post contains videos

Dublin forward Brogan back in training four months after tearing his cruciate

Brogan is making good progress in his comeback from a serious knee injury.

# comeback-trail - Sunday 11 March, 2018

Serena Williams dreading showdown with Venus

‘I have to play a seed sooner than later… I wish it was anybody else in the draw.’

# comeback-trail - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

Ruddock on track to provide Leinster with boost for Champions Cup quarter-final

The flanker has been sidelined since December but is making good progress.

# comeback-trail - Monday 13 November, 2017

'Still got it': Tyson Fury eyeing April ring return as he posts footage of gym work Comeback Trail This post contains videos

'Still got it': Tyson Fury eyeing April ring return as he posts footage of gym work

Fury recently vowed to ‘play with’ Anthony Joshua, and it seems his comeback is finally taking shape.

# comeback-trail - Friday 3 March, 2017

Quick-healing Van der Flier eyeing return to Ireland fold for England showdown

The openside flanker says he wasn’t far off making the Leinster squad this week.

# comeback-trail - Friday 6 January, 2017

Liverpool teenager Gomez set for return after 14 months out

Manager Jurgen Klopp confirmed that the 19-year-old is likely to play in Sunday’s third-round match at Anfield.

# comeback-trail - Thursday 21 July, 2016

Bolt to quash Rio injury rumours with London comeback tomorrow

The six-time Olympic champion missed the Jamaican Olympic trials with a hamstring strain.

# comeback-trail - Friday 1 July, 2016

'I feel alive again' - Del Potro over the moon after dumping Wawrinka out of Wimbledon

The former US Open champion is playing his first Grand Slam since the 2014 Australian Open.

# comeback-trail - Monday 11 April, 2016

Wayne Rooney will return from injury tonight for Man United's U21s

The United skipper is set to feature at Old Trafford tonight.

# comeback-trail - Monday 8 February, 2016

Leinster 'hopeful' Healy will be available this weekend but Schmidt could yet come calling

It looks like the prop will be playing at the weekend, but will it be for Leinster or Ireland?

# comeback-trail - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

Jared Payne nearing return from RWC foot injury as Ulster add him to European squad

The Kiwi is now eligible to play for his province over the next three weekends.

# comeback-trail - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

It's a milestone birthday for Tiger, a healthy 2016 is the least he deserves Critical Time This post contains videos

It's a milestone birthday for Tiger, a healthy 2016 is the least he deserves

Woods has changed golf for the better so it would be a crying shame to see him limp out of the sport.

# comeback-trail - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

'Binge drinking was my problem, not cocaine' admits Dustin Johnson as he prepares to return to golf

The American could return from a six-month sabbatical in a couple of weeks.

# comeback-trail - Monday 1 December, 2014

Chris Henry is back training with Ulster after recent heart surgery

The flanker tweeted a picture showing him back in training.

# comeback-trail - Thursday 6 November, 2014

Sean O'Brien getting back down to the serious business of shoulder rehab

After a month of surgery and a few nutritional discrepancies, the Tullow Tank is thinking about making tracks again.

# comeback-trail - Friday 29 August, 2014

Sean O'Brien and Stuart Olding will start tomorrow's Leinster v Ulster friendly

Tullow’s finest flanker will get plenty of opportunity to carry from number eight.

# comeback-trail - Sunday 18 May, 2014

Martin Fagan wins Terenure 5-mile as he returns from drugs ban

The Mullingar athlete is coming off a two-year ban for using EPO.

# comeback-trail - Monday 18 November, 2013

Snapshot: Richardt Strauss is back training with Leinster

The South African hooker is keeping on top of his fitness after he underwent surgery on his heart.

# comeback-trail - Tuesday 4 June, 2013

Tight hamstring but good spirits as Rob Kearney embarks on road to recovery

The fullback is hoping to be back in action for one of the Lions’ two warm-up matches next week.

# comeback-trail - Monday 6 May, 2013

Cats coach: 'Cody could be back quicker than even we hoped'

Michael Dempsey says Brian Cody’s message to him and the Kilkenny team has been: ‘Get on with it.”

# comeback-trail - Tuesday 12 February, 2013

Good news, Trap! Marc Wilson expected to play in Stoke friendly today

Stoke host Burnley in a behind-closed-doors friendly this afternoon.

# comeback-trail - Thursday 3 January, 2013

Heineken Cup battles look out of reach for injured Ferris

The Ulster flanker is hopeful of a return in time for Ireland’s Six Nations campaign.