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Tuesday 6 June 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Back in the Saddle

This year
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Carty and Bealham among seven Connacht changes for crucial Cardiff clash
Denis Buckley, Jarrad Butler, Josh Murphy and Diarmuid Kilgallen also return from injury.
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Davy Russell wins on comeback following short-lived retirement
Sa Fureur delivered the goods for Gordon Elliott at Punchestown.
Last year
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Andrea Pirlo returns to management with Turkish Super Lig club
The Italian has been out of a job since being sacked by Juventus in May 2021.
All time
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Rachael Blackmore to return from injury layoff at Galway
The Grand National winner has one ride — on the Henry de Bromhead-trained Balko Des Flos — this Saturday.
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Davy Russell to return at Downpatrick
Two Friday rides follow 11 months out with neck injury.
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Liam Burke already to looking forward to next ride – after comeback aged 64
Burke yesterday made his return to the saddle for the first time in 33 years.
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Chris Froome to make Tour de France return after suffering horror crash in 2019
The four-time champion has been selected by cycling team Israel Start-Up Nation to race the 2021 tour.
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Liverpool’s youngest ever goalscorer returns from loan spell
Ben Woodburn made only three League One starts for Blackpool.
# In the saddle
Aidan O'Brien back to winning ways as Irish racing makes its return
Naas staged the first Irish meeting since the Covid-19 shutdown today.
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'Netflix wore off after a few weeks' - Champion jockey Murphy welcomes return of British racing
The Kerry native has three rides at Newcastle tomorrow as action gets back underway.
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Walsh backs racing’s ability to adapt to life behind closed doors
‘Golden opportunity for racing to showcase itself’.
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Jets quarterback Darnold cleared to play after bout of mononucleosis
The New York Jets are ready to welcome one of their star men back when they take on the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday.
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'It's been a long enough aul' road': Ruby Walsh opens Galway Races with a win on return from injury
Forced to pull out of Cheltenham prematurely, Walsh was well and truly back on song in Ballybrit.
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'This team took a lot of criticism after Friday' - Rebels rebound against Rovers
Cork City boss John Caulfield saw his side return to winning ways last night following their defeat to Dundalk.
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'I had the s**t pummelled out of me and I was forced into retirement but it's good to be back'
Seven months after walking away from professional cycling, Martyn Irvine is back and ready to seize his second chance.
# three of a kind
Clarkson, Hammond and May to reunite on Ireland
Top Gear Live is to go ahead in Belfast, but it won’t be called that.
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Watch: NASA's first space walk in a year is happening above your head right now
US based space walks were curtailed last year after an Italian astronaut nearly drowned.
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Ruby delighted to be back racing as Cheltenham looms on the horizon
Ruby Walsh is set for make his racing return on Friday after a four-month injury lay-off.
# Rough Riders
Back in the saddle: Lavery and McLaughlin kick off their seasons in France
Cillian Kelly has the lowdown on the fortunes of Ireland’s cyclists over the past seven days.