# Setback

Last year
# Nicole Owens
Dublin star forward suffers another significant knee injury
Nicole Owens is set for another lengthy spell on the sidelines.
# Setback
Emile Smith Rowe set for spell on sidelines after surgery on groin issue
The 22-year-old has managed just 48 minutes of football across four substitute appearances so far this season.
# Setback
Pressure increases on David Moyes as he comes unstuck against former club
Everton earned a big win over West Ham today.
# Setback
Kerry's Joe O'Connor set for lengthy absence due to ACL injury
The Austin Stacks midfielder was Kerry captain for the 2022 season.
# Setback
Knee surgery rules Ireland striker Adam Idah out for Armenia and Scotland games
Norwich boss Dean Smith confirmed Idah suffered a setback on his return.
# Setback
Disappointment for Irish trio as Burnley's unbeaten start ends
Josh Cullen, Dara Costelloe and Luke McNally were all involved tonight.
# Setback
Northern Ireland's hopes of reaching Euro knockout stages all but end after Austria loss
Goals from Katharina Schiechtl and Katharina Naschenweng sealed the win for Austria.
# Setback
Ireland's tour gets off to a terrible start after Maori All Blacks stun visitors
Ireland lost 32-17 to the Maori All Blacks in Hamilton this morning.
# ruled out
Another blow for the All Blacks with Will Jordan latest to be hit by Covid
The Kiwis have now recorded six positive tests within their group.
# Setback
Big blow for All Blacks as Covid-19 hits camp before Ireland clash
Head coach Ian Foster is among the four people to have tested positive.
# Setback
Fans turn on Gareth Southgate as sorry England are hammered at home by Hungary
A 4-0 success was only the second time the visitors had won away against the Three Lions.
# Setback
Egan set to miss Scotland clash as Kenny reveals defender was due to be captain
Ireland boss to make a number of changes in bid to get first Nations League points on the board in crucial clash on Saturday.
# Setback
Northern Ireland beaten by Gus Poyet's Greece in Belfast as Nations League woes continue
It means Northern Ireland are still without a win after 11 attempts in the Nations League.
# Setback
Ireland underage international among 8 players released by Wolves
Conor Carty is on the lookout for a new club.
# Setback
Burnley survival hopes suffer big blow following loss to Aston Villa
It was a first defeat for Mike Jackson after taking over as caretaker manager at Burnley.
# Setback
Olympic champion Kellie Harrington won't compete at World Championships
The Dubliner has been ruled out through injury.
# Setback
Key All Blacks prop Moody out for the year
The star ruptured an anterior cruciate ligament during the Crusaders’ 27-23 loss to the Auckland Blues.
# Setback
Achilles injury concern for Tipp's McGrath as he awaits scan
The All-Ireland winning forward was forced off in the first half yesterday against Clare.
# Setback
Southampton's teenage defender backed to recover from horror injury
James Ward-Prowse says the Saints’ players will give Tino Livramento all the support required.
# Setback
South African World Cup winner ruled out for the rest of the season with injury
Montpellier’s Cobus Reinach has a shoulder injury which is a blow to their European Champions Cup and domestic double hopes.
# Disappointment
Arsenal players feeling ‘really down’ after latest setback
Mikel Arteta’s side suffered a third consecutive Premier League defeat.
# Setback
Arsenal’s top four hopes hit by home loss to Brighton
Enock Mwepu was the star of the show for the visitors in north London.
# Setback
LeBron James' season is over
The crisis-hit NBA giants confirmed the news on Friday.
# unfortunate
Cruel blow for Ireland and Galway star defender as ACL injury confirmed
Savannah McCarthy says she is ‘absolutely devastated’.
# Setback
Andrew Porter to miss key Champions Cup fixtures following ankle surgery
The Leinster prop is expected to miss the European double-header with Connacht as well as a series of URC interpro derbies.
# Setback
Maguire slips back after mixed second round in Singapore
The Cavan woman is six shots off the lead at the halfway point of the HSBC Women’s World Championship.
# Setback
Celtic suffer blow in title charge after dropping points in Hibernian draw
The sides played out a scoreless draw.
# Setback
Scotland's Hamish Watson out of France match with Covid-19
Two members of the Scotland backroom team have also tested positive.
# Setback
Leinster flanker Will Connors ruled out for rest of the season
The 25-year-old’s season is over due to a knee injury.
# All Square
West Ham's top-four hopes suffer setback
David Moyes’ side were left frustrated by Newcastle.
# Setback
Disappointment for Dublin-born Roberto Lopes as Cape Verde beaten
Burkina Faso secured a crucial 1-0 win to keep their hopes alive.
# Setback
Shane Cooney a concern for Shefflin as he faces surgery on season-threatening injury
The Galway defender picked up a serious leg injury in a challenge match for All-Ireland semi-finalists St Thomas’.
# Setback
Mack Hansen to miss Connacht's Champions Cup clash with Leicester Tigers
The winger is unavailable after aggravating a calf injury in training.
# Setback
Connors set for lengthy lay-off following injury in Tipp hurlers' defeat to Kerry
The 25-year-old sustained a double ankle fracture in the second half of the Kingdom’s landmark win.
All time
# Looking Back
N’Golo Kante reveals his humility stems from string of ‘setbacks’ as a youngster
Chelsea’s French maestro earns global accolades as much for his midfield supremacy as his low-key demeanour and lifestyle.
# Leopardstown
Envoi Allen back in front for Rachael Blackmore and Mighty Potter leads Elliott one-two
Chacun Pour Soi was a late injury-enforced absentee.
# Setback
Beckham Jr among 9 players in Covid outbreak
It was confirmed a day after the NFL reported a sharp spike in cases.
# No Luck
Joey Carbery set for another stint on sidelines after fracturing elbow
The Munster out-half was injured during Sunday’s win over Wasps.
# Setback
Unvaccinated Bayern star Kimmich suffers Covid-related lung damage
The midfielder will not return to action until January.
# Setback
Hammer blow for David Moyes' defence
Kurt Zouma is set for a spell on the sidelines.