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#Bad luck

# bad-luck - This year 2022

Cruel blow for Ireland and Galway star defender as ACL injury confirmed
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# Unfortunate

Cruel blow for Ireland and Galway star defender as ACL injury confirmed

Mar 25th 2022, 10:40 PM 5,402 Views 0 Comments

Savannah McCarthy says she is ‘absolutely devastated’.

Exeter's Jack Nowell to miss Munster Champions Cup ties after suffering broken arm
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# Bad Luck

Exeter's Jack Nowell to miss Munster Champions Cup ties after suffering broken arm

Mar 24th 2022, 11:23 AM 5,185 Views 0 Comments

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'
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# Bad Luck

Taoiseach: 'I'm disappointed personally, but it's not the end of the world'

Updated Mar 17th 2022, 8:37 PM 62,546 Views 62 Comments

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
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# Bad Luck

Prince Charles tests positive for Covid-19 for a second time

Feb 10th 2022, 1:28 PM 27,853 Views 15 Comments

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
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From The42
# Bad Luck

Owen Farrell a doubt for England's Six Nations after injury setback

Jan 21st 2022, 1:10 PM 4,048 Views 4 Comments

The captain will not be attending next week’s pre-Six Nations training camp in Brighton.

# bad-luck - Last year 2021

McIlroy crashes out of WGC Match Play after dramatic battle with Smith
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From The42
# Bad Luck

McIlroy crashes out of WGC Match Play after dramatic battle with Smith

Mar 26th 2021, 9:54 PM 9,008 Views 1 Comment

Ian Poulter advances from McIlroy’s group to make the last 16.

# bad-luck - All time

Missing XI: The Ireland team that won't face Bulgaria
# Bad Luck
From The42
# Bad Luck

Missing XI: The Ireland team that won't face Bulgaria

Nov 17th 2020, 5:10 PM 39,389 Views 8 Comments

Stephen Kenny will be without several key players tomorrow night.

Coronavirus prompts 'significant contraction' in Galway 2020 culture capital schedule
# Bad Luck
# Bad Luck

Coronavirus prompts 'significant contraction' in Galway 2020 culture capital schedule

Mar 24th 2020, 11:01 PM 19,332 Views 10 Comments

Organisers met to discuss the future of Galway 2020 today.

Ulster rule out Kiwi back for the rest of the season due to injury
# Bad Luck
From The42
# Bad Luck

Ulster rule out Kiwi back for the rest of the season due to injury

Feb 17th 2020, 6:52 PM 10,387 Views 8 Comments

Matt Faddes is set to undergo surgery for a shoulder problem.

'Typical of me, right?' - Kompany to miss his own testimonial with injury
# Bad Luck
From The42
# Bad Luck

'Typical of me, right?' - Kompany to miss his own testimonial with injury

Sep 11th 2019, 3:29 PM 4,652 Views 1 Comment

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
# Bad Luck
From The42
# Bad Luck

Injury forces Justin Thomas to withdraw from US PGA Championship

May 14th 2019, 12:05 AM 2,936 Views 0 Comments

The 2017 champion will not be regaining his title at Bethpage Black this week.

Klopp confirms injury setback for Liverpool defender Gomez
# Bad Luck
From The42
# Bad Luck

Klopp confirms injury setback for Liverpool defender Gomez

Jan 25th 2019, 4:02 PM 15,399 Views 3 Comments

The Reds boss also provided an injury update on Trent Alexander-Arnold.

Leinster face 'non-European player' headache again after McCarthy breaks wrist
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From The42
# Bad Luck

Leinster face 'non-European player' headache again after McCarthy breaks wrist

Aug 30th 2018, 8:00 PM 37,078 Views 52 Comments

The scrum-half suffered the injury in training last week.

Tearful French skater's 'worst nightmare' after dress mishap
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From The42
# Bad Luck

Tearful French skater's 'worst nightmare' after dress mishap

Feb 19th 2018, 8:18 AM 21,090 Views 6 Comments

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
# Bad Luck
From The42
# Bad Luck

'I heard it crack' - NBA champions' new signing breaks leg 58 seconds into his debut

Mar 7th 2017, 10:48 AM 8,679 Views 2 Comments

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
# Bad Luck
From The42
# Bad Luck

Huge blow for Scotland as injury rules captain Laidlaw out of Six Nations

Feb 15th 2017, 2:16 PM 6,232 Views 8 Comments

An ankle injury has ended his campaign prematurely.

Leinster's Niall Morris forced to retire due to injury
# Wave Goodbye
From The42
# Wave Goodbye

Leinster's Niall Morris forced to retire due to injury

Sep 17th 2016, 12:00 PM 14,292 Views 3 Comments

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
# Money Laundering
# Money Laundering

Woman claims that she put €43 million lotto ticket in the wash

Jan 23rd 2016, 1:18 PM 41,321 Views 26 Comments

She says it was in her jeans.

One of Ireland's autumn test stars might struggle to make the World Cup after this injury
# Bad Luck
From The42
# Bad Luck

One of Ireland's autumn test stars might struggle to make the World Cup after this injury

Mar 29th 2015, 4:54 PM 11,169 Views 6 Comments

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
# Bad Luck
From The42
# Bad Luck

Robbie Brady could be out for season after falling 'down a hole' in training ground

Mar 2nd 2015, 5:06 PM 7,869 Views 7 Comments

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
# Luck Of The Irish
From The Daily Edge
# Luck Of The Irish

9 typical Irish moments of bloody bad luck

Feb 13th 2015, 9:30 PM 8,280 Views 3 Comments

It’s not FAIR.

JACKPOT! Police seize over 100 gaming machines in illegal gambling sting

JACKPOT! Police seize over 100 gaming machines in illegal gambling sting

Jan 30th 2015, 7:14 PM 18,023 Views 13 Comments

The roulette machines seized are worth an estimated £100,000 each.

Cancer is often down to bad luck, not lifestyle
# Luck
# Luck

Cancer is often down to bad luck, not lifestyle

Jan 2nd 2015, 9:52 AM 16,443 Views 33 Comments

So say researchers in the US.

Former Cork defender suffers cruel twist of fate just 20 minutes into Premier League debut
# Rotten Luck
From The42
# Rotten Luck

Former Cork defender suffers cruel twist of fate just 20 minutes into Premier League debut

Jan 1st 2015, 4:30 PM 12,775 Views 0 Comments

You’ve got to feel for Kevin Long.

Louis van Gaal could be without 12 players for Saturday's game with Arsenal
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From The42
# Bad Luck

Louis van Gaal could be without 12 players for Saturday's game with Arsenal

Nov 19th 2014, 12:38 PM 6,023 Views 6 Comments

The list of absentees just gets longer and longer for Louis van Gaal.

Sturridge set for prolonged spell on sidelines
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From The42
# Bad Luck

Sturridge set for prolonged spell on sidelines

Oct 18th 2014, 2:01 PM 5,173 Views 14 Comments

The Liverpool striker was about to return to action before he picked up another injury.

Norwich were denied a stonewall penalty against Chelsea today
# Bad Luck
From The42
# Bad Luck

Norwich were denied a stonewall penalty against Chelsea today

May 4th 2014, 5:24 PM 6,091 Views 6 Comments

The Canaries desperately need a win, as the prospect of relegation looms.

Abandoned boat with a ton of cannabis washes ashore in California
# High Tide
# High Tide

Abandoned boat with a ton of cannabis washes ashore in California

Apr 8th 2014, 3:36 PM 14,441 Views 23 Comments

The 30-foot boat was spotted near some rocks in Malibu.

Meet the unluckiest farmer in the world
# Unfortunate Events
From The Daily Edge
# Unfortunate Events

Meet the unluckiest farmer in the world

Mar 20th 2014, 10:00 PM 6,474 Views 0 Comments

He’s having a really bad day.

13 people to avoid on Friday 13th
# Unlucky For Some
From The Daily Edge
# Unlucky For Some

13 people to avoid on Friday 13th

Sep 13th 2013, 1:00 PM 24,763 Views 29 Comments

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?
# Triskaidekaphobia
# Triskaidekaphobia

Are Irish couples afraid to get married on Friday the 13th?

Sep 13th 2013, 7:15 AM 16,282 Views 51 Comments

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
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From The42
# Bad Luck

Injury setback: Chelsea's Oriol Romeu out for season

Dec 11th 2012, 1:52 PM 640 Views 0 Comments

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
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From The42
# Bad Luck

Liverpool lose Lucas for up to three months

Aug 29th 2012, 5:30 PM 633 Views 7 Comments

The Brazilian midfielder suffered the injury during Sunday’s 2-2 draw against Manchester City.

Olympic gold medal cyclist has bike stolen
# Ouch
From The42
# Ouch

Olympic gold medal cyclist has bike stolen

Aug 29th 2012, 9:30 AM 8,447 Views 8 Comments

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
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From The42
# Bad Luck

Off target: Rooney breaks nine-year-old's wrist with wayward shot

Mar 22nd 2012, 2:41 PM 1,115 Views 2 Comments

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
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From The42
# Bad Luck

O'Shea becomes Ireland's latest casualty

Sep 4th 2011, 2:15 PM 280 Views 4 Comments

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
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From The42
# Bad Luck

Injury update: Shane Long will not be travelling to Russia

Sep 3rd 2011, 7:19 PM 305 Views 0 Comments

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
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# Bad Luck

Swansea player breaks leg in golf buggy accident

Aug 29th 2011, 11:44 AM 274 Views 0 Comments

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
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From The42
# Bad Luck

O’Brien togged out for training despite World Cup injury doubt

Aug 25th 2011, 10:37 AM 1,159 Views 2 Comments

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
# Bad Luck
From The42
# Bad Luck

Davy Russell fails breath test... apparently because of mouth wash

Sep 17th 2010, 8:44 AM 847 Views 0 Comments

Is this the unluckiest day in Irish sporting history?