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Dublin: 8°C Saturday 24 October 2020

#Long road back

# long-road-back - Saturday 15 August, 2020

Down star returns to championship action eight-and-a-half months after horror head injury

Caolan Mooney helped Rostrevor to an opening round win from midfield.

# long-road-back - Wednesday 20 May, 2020

'It turned out there was a tumour in the ankle... I didn't mind the physical pain, it was just mentally so draining'

Irish karate star Caradh O’Donovan on how a horror injury led to a rare joint disease diagnosis, and managing Crohn’s disease.

# long-road-back - Monday 4 November, 2019

Irish international Richard Keogh 'in a really bad way' since Derby County sacking

The experienced defender had his contract terminated a month after being seriously injured in a car crash.

# long-road-back - Saturday 15 June, 2019

'I know how lucky I am to be here today' - Grateful Froome focused on getting back to his best

Just three days after a crash that left him requiring eight hours of surgery, Chris Froome is turning his attention to a full recovery.

# long-road-back - Monday 27 May, 2019

5 challenges James Horan faces as he bids to turn Mayo's summer around

Roscommon dumped Mayo out of the Connacht SFC on Saturday night.

# long-road-back - Saturday 25 May, 2019

Living the dream, surviving the pain: has it all been worth it for Alan Moore?

From the Premier League to the depths of depression and back again: David Sneyd spends a weekend with the former Ireland international and his family in their Yorkshire home.

# long-road-back - Sunday 27 January, 2019

Mickey Newman points the way for Meath in victory against Tipperary

The Kilmainham attacker missed last year through injury, but today offered a glimpse of what he has to offer in 2019.

# long-road-back - Monday 14 January, 2019

Irish international Megan Campbell nearing end of injury hell

The Manchester City defender hasn’t played for 15 months.

# long-road-back - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

'I'll be back next year' - Tribe star Conroy explains his recovery from horror injury Staying Positive This post contains videos

'I'll be back next year' - Tribe star Conroy explains his recovery from horror injury

The Galway midfielder speaks about breaking both of his legs, the surgery and the comeback plans in a fascinating interview.

# long-road-back - Thursday 26 July, 2018

'The recovery has started already' - Galway star Conroy confirms he broke both of his legs

The key midfielder suffered the horror season-ending injury in his sides’ Super 8s opener.

# long-road-back - Saturday 23 June, 2018

'I was rushed into a side-room and a doctor said, 'You're heading towards kidney failure''

Sligo goalkeeper Noelle Gormley shares her story.

# long-road-back - Thursday 7 June, 2018

'They’re looking straight past us' - Ireland star believes Norway are underestimating them

Six months on from cruciate knee surgery, Manchester City full-back Megan Campbell is nearing her return to the international fold.

# long-road-back - Tuesday 5 June, 2018

After two years of injury hell, free agent Cazorla returns to Villarreal following Arsenal exit

The Spanish midfielder is set to spend pre-season training at his former club, with a view to earning a permanent contract.

# long-road-back - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

'I looked down and Aidan O’Shea pushed my head back and said, 'Tom don’t look at it''

Mayo’s Tom Parsons is facing a lengthy period on the sidelines after a horror knee injury.

# long-road-back - Saturday 28 April, 2018

'I can't wait to pull on the Leinster jersey. It feels good to be a rugby player again'

Today marks exactly one year since Tom Daly last made a senior appearance for Leinster. He makes his long-awaited comeback in this afternoon’s Pro14 inter-pro in Galway.

# long-road-back - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

'I've been watching from the sidelines for the past two years, wishing I was out there'

Rachel Ruddy shares her story of triumph over adversity as Dublin aim to cross the line after three years of hurt in Sunday’s All-Ireland final.

# long-road-back - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

Carlton's Louth star set for long-awaited return to action from cruciate injury

Ciaran Byrne will join Cork’s Ciaran Sheehan in the Northern Blues’ line-up this weekend.

# long-road-back - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

Football's most injury-prone player prepares for yet another comeback

Abou Diaby has managed just 83 minutes of competitive action since March 2013.

# long-road-back - Monday 6 April, 2015

'If it happened 20 years ago, I would have to retire' - Documentary on Cooper's road back Comeback This post contains videos

'If it happened 20 years ago, I would have to retire' - Documentary on Cooper's road back

The Gooch made his Kerry return in this afternoon’s draw with Tyrone in Omagh.