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Wednesday 27 September 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# back at it

This year
'My initial fears were that my season was over' - Comer eyeing Galway glory after knee setback
The Tribe are targeting Allianz football league Division 1 success as they look to go one further than last year.
Gibson-Park eyes Grand Slam glory after 'toughest injury break' of career
The scrum-half missed the opening three rounds of the Six Nations through injury.
Jurgen Klinsmann returns to international football management
The former Germany player and coach has been appointed head coach of South Korea.
Brittney Griner set to return to WNBA after Russian prison release
The American basketball star has signed a one-year deal with Phoenix Mercury, according to reports.
Last year
Munster boosted by return of Murray and Haley but Zebo set for spell on sidelines
The province welcome French giants Toulouse to Thomond Park on Sunday.
All-Ireland champions Kerry open 2023 with trip to Cork
The draws and fixtures for the 2023 McGrath Cup have been confirmed.
'I also fractured a vertebrae but the dodgy knees is the main issue'
Cork star Doireann O’Sullivan is back to her brilliant best, having gotten on top of injury struggles.
'There were a lot of problems last year and now it's completely different'
Dundalk’s Daniel Kelly reflects on a new spirit at Oriel Park after collecting the SSE Airtricity/Soccer Writers Ireland player of the month award for May.
'The drive is there, strong as ever' - Leinster turn focus back to URC
The province host Glasgow in a URC quarter-final at the RDS tomorrow.
'It's Munster versus Leinster in the Aviva, so we expect a massive game'
The southern province are battling for a home quarter-final in the URC.
'Every day for 11 months I wished I could play a game'
Connacht lock Gavin Thornbury recently returned to action following a lengthy spell on the sidelines.
Ricky Hatton to return to the boxing ring aged 43
‘It’s not how you fall, it’s how you rise…’
'I wanted to see a green jersey again because I didn’t want it to be the way it finished'
Nicole Cronin has come out the other side of a two-year international exodus to emerge as Ireland’s new out-half.
England captain Owen Farrell closes in on return from injury with Saracens
The 30-year-old has not played since November.
Carty and Heffernan return for Connacht's URC meeting with Edinburgh
The duo were released from Andy Farrell’s Ireland squad earlier this week.
'You're like a young lad playing your first cap, you still get that buzz walking out at the RDS'
Dave Kearney is enjoying being back on the pitch after a lengthy injury lay-off.
Mustaki called up to Ireland squad in Spain after two-year hiatus
The Shelbourne star is in line for a delayed debut, having been drafted in to replace Niamh Farrelly.
Leinster's attacking game looks in good health despite lengthy lay-off
The province played some superb rugby against a poor Montpellier side on Sunday.
All time
Manchester United reopen Carrington training ground after Covid-19 outbreak
The club had closed Carrington for an initial 24 hours eight days ago.
Record-breaking Rachael Blackmore pleased to be back in action at Galway
Blackmore made her comeback aboard Balko Des Flos.
Is Ireland boss Vera Pauw under pressure amidst winless run?
The Girls In Green have suffered seven defeats on the bounce, a streak stretching back to March 2020.
Sexton turns on the style as Leinster smash Harlequins at the Aviva
The Pro14 and Premiership champions went head-to-head in an entertaining pre-season friendly.
'There's plenty of motivation here' – Leinster raring to go after a very different pre-season
Leo Cullen’s side play Harlequins in a pre-season game at the Aviva Stadium on Friday.
Ireland Sevens captain one of four uncapped players in Griggs' 39-strong training squad
Lucy Mulhall, Kathryn Buggy, Mary Healy and Sam Monaghan are the new faces on board.
Squads named for Sevens return to action, fixtures announced for Olympic repechage in June
The Ireland men’s and women’s squad will compete in a three-day tournament at St George’s Park this weekend.
Ireland's Kiernan returns for West Ham after six-month injury lay-off
The Cavan attacker was out of action with a hamstring injury.
'We are not at that point yet' - but when is a return to the office likely to happen?
Whether or not you’ll be asked to return to the office – and how often – will likely vary from company to company.
Government says working 'will never be the same again' - here's its plan for what it will look like
The way we work has changed dramatically in the last year - but what will it look like after Covid?
'You don’t have to give up everything once you have a child'
Roscommon footballer Alice Kelly has returned to the county panel after becoming a mother for the first time last August.
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.
Sublime Jack Byrne free-kick a highlight as leaders Rovers go five points clear
A first-half blitz saw the Hoops pick up where they left off as they were 3-1 winners over Finn Harps.
'Apprehensive' Murray mentally preparing for next month's US Open
The former world number one is set to play.
'We need to get back to that momentum' - Leinster aim to pick up where they left off
Felipe Contepomi says the province’s players returned to pre-season in excellent condition.
'Nerves and butterflies' as Leinster resume training with fitness tests after three-month hiatus
‘It’s good to be back, great seeing some of the faces coming in today,’ said Leo Cullen.
Premier League to monitor training and publicise tests, planning underway for Liverpool trophy presentation
‘Project Restart’ is a go – and all eyes are on Jurgen Klopp’s Reds as they hope to wrap up the silverware.
'It was up to me to show them what I can do' - Ireland star marks long-awaited return with POTM award
Glasgow-born Ruesha Littlejohn sparkled in last night’s Euro 2021 qualifier win.
'It made me realise that I really did miss it and really do appreciate it' - Dublin All-Star on Canadian adventure
Leah Caffrey is happy to be back in the Dublin fold after a year out.
Cora Staunton makes goalscoring return in Australia after career-threatening triple leg-break
Clubs are ramping up their preparations for the new AFLW season.
'I was giving out every night going to training' - Flynn reinvigorated after year out
The Kildare forward is back in Jack O’Connor’s panel after stepping away from the game in 2019.
From Cork powerhouse to no team and now back in an All-Ireland final - and the Rena Buckley factor
Eileen Lyons and Donoughmore are back in an All-Ireland final after not fielding in 2017.
Three All-Ireland winners in club action last night just three days after Croke Park glory
Martha Byrne and Jennifer Dunne’s Cuala beat Lyndsey Davey’s Skerries Harps to progress to the Dublin intermediate championship final.