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# Bad luck

Last year
Cruel blow for Ireland and Galway star defender as ACL injury confirmed
Savannah McCarthy says she is ‘absolutely devastated’.
Exeter's Jack Nowell to miss Munster Champions Cup ties after suffering broken arm
The Exeter wing faces a battle to play again this season after sustaining the injury in England’s Six Nations defeat to France.
Taoiseach: 'I'm disappointed personally, but it's not the end of the world'
Micheál Martin must remain in the US for a number of days under public health advice.
Prince Charles tests positive for Covid-19 for a second time
He was in close contact with UK politicians Rishi Sunak and Priti Patel at an event yesterday.
Owen Farrell a doubt for England's Six Nations after injury setback
The captain will not be attending next week’s pre-Six Nations training camp in Brighton.
All time
McIlroy crashes out of WGC Match Play after dramatic battle with Smith
Ian Poulter advances from McIlroy’s group to make the last 16.
Missing XI: The Ireland team that won't face Bulgaria
Stephen Kenny will be without several key players tomorrow night.
Coronavirus prompts 'significant contraction' in Galway 2020 culture capital schedule
Organisers met to discuss the future of Galway 2020 today.
Ulster rule out Kiwi back for the rest of the season due to injury
Matt Faddes is set to undergo surgery for a shoulder problem.
'Typical of me, right?' - Kompany to miss his own testimonial with injury
The Vincent Kompany testimonial will go on without the headline act, as the Manchester City great sits out with a hamstring complaint.
Injury forces Justin Thomas to withdraw from US PGA Championship
The 2017 champion will not be regaining his title at Bethpage Black this week.
Klopp confirms injury setback for Liverpool defender Gomez
The Reds boss also provided an injury update on Trent Alexander-Arnold.
Leinster face 'non-European player' headache again after McCarthy breaks wrist
The scrum-half suffered the injury in training last week.
Tearful French skater's 'worst nightmare' after dress mishap
The mishap happened when the 22-year-old Gabriella Papadakis leaned backwards early on.
'I heard it crack' - NBA champions' new signing breaks leg 58 seconds into his debut
Andrew Bogut suffered a fractured tibia as the Cleveland Cavaliers lost out to Miami Heat last night.
Huge blow for Scotland as injury rules captain Laidlaw out of Six Nations
An ankle injury has ended his campaign prematurely.
Leinster's Niall Morris forced to retire due to injury
The 28-year-old made his decision following discussions with both the Leinster medical team and his consultant in Britain.
Woman claims that she put €43 million lotto ticket in the wash
She says it was in her jeans.
One of Ireland's autumn test stars might struggle to make the World Cup after this injury
Rhys Ruddock is likely out for the rest of the season after re-injuring his arm.
Robbie Brady could be out for season after falling 'down a hole' in training ground
The winger is expected to miss Ireland’s Euro 2016 qualifier with Poland as a result of the injury.
9 typical Irish moments of bloody bad luck
It’s not FAIR.
JACKPOT! Police seize over 100 gaming machines in illegal gambling sting
The roulette machines seized are worth an estimated £100,000 each.
Cancer is often down to bad luck, not lifestyle
So say researchers in the US.
Former Cork defender suffers cruel twist of fate just 20 minutes into Premier League debut
You’ve got to feel for Kevin Long.
Louis van Gaal could be without 12 players for Saturday's game with Arsenal
The list of absentees just gets longer and longer for Louis van Gaal.
Sturridge set for prolonged spell on sidelines
The Liverpool striker was about to return to action before he picked up another injury.
Norwich were denied a stonewall penalty against Chelsea today
The Canaries desperately need a win, as the prospect of relegation looms.
Abandoned boat with a ton of cannabis washes ashore in California
The 30-foot boat was spotted near some rocks in Malibu.
Meet the unluckiest farmer in the world
He’s having a really bad day.
13 people to avoid on Friday 13th
Because if anyone’s having bad luck, it’s going to be these guys.
Are Irish couples afraid to get married on Friday the 13th?
Stats from the General Register Office indicate some of us are still a little superstitious when it comes to the ‘unluckiest of days’…
Injury setback: Chelsea's Oriol Romeu out for season
The player was injured in Saturday’s 3-1 win against Sunderland at the Stadium of Light.
Liverpool lose Lucas for up to three months
The Brazilian midfielder suffered the injury during Sunday’s 2-2 draw against Manchester City.
Olympic gold medal cyclist has bike stolen
But the thief didn’t get his hands on the gold medal. Phew!
Off target: Rooney breaks nine-year-old's wrist with wayward shot
A United fan was struck by the ball while the England striker warmed up at Molineux on Sunday.
O'Shea becomes Ireland's latest casualty
Sunderland defender John O’Shea has become the latest player to be withdrawn from the national squad travelling to Moscow for Ireland’s crucial Group B qualifier with Russia.
Injury update: Shane Long will not be travelling to Russia
Ireland’s Shane Long has been given permission to rejoin his club, meaning the West Brom striker will play no role in Ireland’s make-or-break game with Russia next week.
Swansea player breaks leg in golf buggy accident
Alan Tate will be out for six months after hurting himself in what his club have referred to as a “bizarre” mishap
O’Brien togged out for training despite World Cup injury doubt
Ireland flanker was said to have sustained a heavy knee injury in training that would rule him out of next month’s Rugby World Cup.
Davy Russell fails breath test... apparently because of mouth wash
Is this the unluckiest day in Irish sporting history?