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# long-road-back - This year 2022

Fit-again Justin Tipuric to captain Wales in autumn internationals
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Fit-again Justin Tipuric to captain Wales in autumn internationals

Oct 25th 2022, 6:38 PM 2,143 Views 0 Comments

The Ospreys flanker leads his country once again after an intense 15-month injury battle.

'Honestly I was thinking about the anniversary coming up… it was tough'
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'Honestly I was thinking about the anniversary coming up… it was tough'

Sep 8th 2022, 12:03 PM 13,369 Views 0 Comments

Claire O’Riordan made her first competitive Ireland start in three years against Slovakia – 364 days after sustaining an horrific ankle injury.

'It doesn't matter if I get back playing, just get this pain out of my knee on a daily basis'
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'It doesn't matter if I get back playing, just get this pain out of my knee on a daily basis'

May 22nd 2022, 7:45 AM 8,014 Views 1 Comment

Tipperary’s Aishling Moloney is one of the country’s top ladies football stars, but she’s currently watching from afar.

Mustaki called up to Ireland squad in Spain after two-year hiatus
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# Back At It

Mustaki called up to Ireland squad in Spain after two-year hiatus

Feb 15th 2022, 2:45 PM 3,655 Views 3 Comments

The Shelbourne star is in line for a delayed debut, having been drafted in to replace Niamh Farrelly.

# long-road-back - Last year 2021

'It's only when you're back that you realise what you had lost'
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'It's only when you're back that you realise what you had lost'

Nov 13th 2021, 7:00 AM 9,683 Views 0 Comments

With injury woes in the rearview mirror, Dora Gorman is hoping to finish her first full season back at Peamount with league glory.

'It's probably the toughest thing I've ever had to endure - given my medical history, that's big to say'
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'It's probably the toughest thing I've ever had to endure - given my medical history, that's big to say'

Oct 2nd 2021, 8:00 AM 28,858 Views 3 Comments

Chloe Mustaki’s journey back from a cruciate injury sustained in March 2020 hasn’t exactly been straightforward.

# long-road-back - All time

'I should not have continued playing' - Vertonghen opens up on nine-month struggle post-concussion
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'I should not have continued playing' - Vertonghen opens up on nine-month struggle post-concussion

Dec 15th 2020, 6:49 PM 8,650 Views 3 Comments

The former Tottenham defender has revealed long-lasting effects of a concussion sustained in the 2019 Champions League semi-final against Ajax.

'It's been a bumpy road back. The last six months particularly have been really, really tough'
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# Nicole Owens

'It's been a bumpy road back. The last six months particularly have been really, really tough'

Nov 30th 2020, 7:00 AM 3,691 Views 0 Comments

Dublin star Nicole Owens marked her long-awaited championship return with an early goal as the four-in-a-row bid roars on.

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

Aug 15th 2020, 3:44 PM 14,526 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

May 20th 2020, 7:55 PM 3,607 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Nov 4th 2019, 5:21 PM 63,559 Views 58 Comments

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

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

Jun 15th 2019, 4:41 PM 12,452 Views 13 Comments

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

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

May 27th 2019, 4:16 PM 14,354 Views 37 Comments

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

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

May 25th 2019, 8:00 AM 22,228 Views 7 Comments

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.

Mickey Newman points the way for Meath in victory against Tipperary
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Mickey Newman points the way for Meath in victory against Tipperary

Jan 27th 2019, 4:33 PM 6,890 Views 0 Comments

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

Irish international Megan Campbell nearing end of injury hell
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Irish international Megan Campbell nearing end of injury hell

Jan 14th 2019, 6:59 PM 2,813 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 31st 2018, 2:46 PM 6,419 Views 3 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 26th 2018, 11:25 AM 18,666 Views 5 Comments

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

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

Jun 23rd 2018, 9:45 AM 30,752 Views 3 Comments

Sligo goalkeeper Noelle Gormley shares her story.

'They’re looking straight past us' - Ireland star believes Norway are underestimating them
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# Road To World Cup

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

Jun 7th 2018, 4:06 PM 3,285 Views 1 Comment

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

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

Jun 5th 2018, 1:48 PM 4,113 Views 4 Comments

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

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

May 30th 2018, 9:26 PM 31,142 Views 6 Comments

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

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

Apr 28th 2018, 10:00 AM 35,771 Views 4 Comments

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.

'I've been watching from the sidelines for the past two years, wishing I was out there'
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# Long Road Back To Croker

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

Sep 19th 2017, 9:00 PM 13,404 Views 3 Comments

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.

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

Jun 7th 2017, 3:16 PM 4,572 Views 1 Comment

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

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

Feb 10th 2016, 5:36 PM 13,137 Views 8 Comments

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

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

Apr 6th 2015, 9:45 AM 14,716 Views 5 Comments

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