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Wednesday 29 November 2023 Dublin: 4°C

# back from the brink

Last year
Wallabies stage extraordinary comeback to heap pressure on Pivac and Wales
An under-fire and injury-hit Australia outfit came from 34-13 down to win win 39-34 in Cardiff.
After contemplating retirement, injury-plagued Ireland star set for big return
Megan Campbell is delighted to ‘be back with a smile on my face, enjoying my football’ following a horrific run of setbacks.
All time
'You aren't thinking about anybody. You just want the pain to stop, and you'll go to any extreme to do it'
Tyrone and Dromore 21-year-old Oran Sludden delves deeper into his story and mental health struggles – and shares messages of hope.
22 of our favourite sports books
Featuring ‘Back from the Brink,’ ‘Friday Night Lights’ and many other classics.
Matt Doherty hits winner as Wolves come from two down to defeat Man City
A stunning comeback by the home side at Molineux tonight.
Ireland's long-throw specialist Campbell 'buzzing to be back' in green after injury hell
The Manchester City star shone on the big stage last night.
'I didn't want to go to prison without having achieved anything in my life'
Dean Fitzpatrick reflects on an incredible 12 months.
McIlroy battles back from nightmare start to finish just inside the cut at Bethpage
The four-time major winner picked up birdies in four of his final six holes finish his round+3.
Woods' battle back from the brink a truly remarkable sporting tale
‘I was very fortunate to be given another chance to do something that I love.’
'Ignorance is bliss' - Playing on a torn cruciate for 10 months but missing All-Ireland glory
Kildare captain Grace Clifford casts her mind back to a whirlwind time.
'When I was on the trolley in Vincent's, I definitely didn't think I'd play again'
It’s been a long, hard road for Ireland star Alison Miller – but she’s delighted to be back in the green jersey.
'It's definitely an injury at the time that broke me, it was a tough place to be'
Galway captain Tracey Leonard speaks of her cruciate comeback ahead of tomorrow’s Connacht final against Mayo.
'I hit a low point. It’s mad looking back, I still find it hard to believe I have an All-Star'
Galway defender Rebecca Hennelly shares her remarkable story of triumph over adversity.
With some exciting signings, could Milan finally be ready to step back into the spotlight?
Without a title since 2011, are the club set to break out of the shadows?
State is preparing to offer up part of its stake in AIB to private owners
The bank was nationalised following the global banking crisis in 2008.
'They wouldn’t operate because it’s tricky and they felt I was too young'
Bill Cooper has overcome injury travails to make his mark for the Cork hurlers.
'The linesman says to me that's the nail, I said well the coffin's not closed yet'
Even the linesman thought the game was up for Clonmel Commercials on Sunday.
13 of the greatest senior championship comebacks in GAA history
Here are some of the most famous revivals of all time.
Rangers inch ever closer to Celtic reunion as they reach Premiership final
Stuart McCall’s side will face Motherwell in this year’s decider after getting the better of Hibernian.
'I find it hard to say I'm lucky, I've worked really hard to get back in this position' - Luke Fitzgerald
Four years after his last start for Ireland, the winger looked back on a time he considered retiring from rugby.
Man wakes up in body bag at funeral home, says he's definitely alive
Family members say the 78-year-old told them he’s happy to be alive.