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Monday 11 December 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# big loss

This year
Huge blow for Galway as All-Star defender Liam Silke opts out for 2023
The Corofin native is staying in New Zealand.
All time
Lewandowski ruled out of World Cup qualifier with England
Poland’s captain and talisman will miss Wednesday’s game with a knee injury.
Another blow for England as Underhill is withdrawn from 6 Nations squad with hip injury
Wasps’ Jack Willis has been called up to Eddie Jones’ side as a replacement.
Man City talisman De Bruyne ruled out of key games against Liverpool and Spurs
The Belgian midfielder will be sidelined for four to six weeks, Pep Guardiola revealed today.
Two-time All-Ireland winning Tipperary captain retires from inter-county football
A real leader on and off the pitch, Samantha Lambert bows out with three Celtic Crosses.
Dundalk will be without the LOI Player of the Year for this weekend's FAI Cup final
Influential midfielder Chris Shields is suspended for Sunday’s meeting with Shamrock Rovers due to his eight yellow cards.
Prolific attacker Roofe trades Leeds for Kompany's Anderlecht
The Belgians have brought in the forward after his outstanding 2018-19 season with the Yorkshire club.
'You wouldn't wish an injury on anyone, especially not a legend of the game like Joe'
Inter-county stars Seamus Callanan and Eoghan O’Donnell both had nice words for Galway’s talisman.
Scotland playmaker Russell ruled out of France clash
The Racing 92 out-half will miss Saturday’s game in Paris due to a head injury.
Massive blow for Westmeath as 2018 captain steps away to focus on college commitments
Meanwhile, Ray Connellan will not be rejoining the squad after recently finishing up with AFL side St Kilda.
'It’s going to be emotional for me' - Waterford set to lose goalkeeper after Cork showdown
Lawrence Vigouroux has been excellent for the Blues this season, but he is returning to parent club Swindon Town.
England defence coach Gustard steps down to take Harlequins job
The former Leicester, London Irish and Saracens flanker will leave Eddie Jones’ backroom staff 15 months out from the World Cup.
Massive setback for Racing as Dan Carter ruled out of Champions Cup final in Bilbao
Racing 92 have been forced into a late change, with Carter ruled out with a hamstring injury.
Massive blow for Shamrock Rovers as Trevor Clarke is ruled out for the season
Last season’s PFAI Young Player of the Year, who celebrated his 20th birthday on Monday, has suffered a serious knee injury.
Spurs hit by news that their best defender will be out until after Christmas
This Saturday pits Tottenham against North London rivals Arsenal, but Toby Alderweireld won’t play any part.
Liverpool star Mane ruled out of Man United clash, set for spell on the sidelines
The influential attacker is expected to be out for up to six weeks after picking up a hamstring injury on international duty.
More misery for Crystal Palace as Christian Benteke faces injury lay-off
The club’s top striker is set to be ruled out for up to six weeks due to a knee problem.
Huge blow for Cork City as club captain set to miss remainder of the season
John Dunleavy’s knee injury is worse than first expected, says manager John Caulfield.
11-time All-Ireland winner opts out of Cork footballers' championship defence
Dual star Rena Buckley will be focusing on camogie this summer.
Blow for the Lions as England star Vunipola forced to withdraw
The Saracens number eight requires treatment on a recurring shoulder injury.
O'Brien: 'You think you can help the boys out but you can never know watching on TV'
The flanker was forced to watch Leinster’s Champions Cup semi-final defeat from his sofa.
Healy out of Leinster's Champions Cup semi-final after picking up two-week ban
The loosehead prop will be missing for this Sunday’s meeting with Clermont Auvergne in Lyon.
Blow for Donegal's league hopes as Ryan McHugh to miss rest of campaign
The 2016 All-Star has carried his stunning form from last year into this season.
Boost for Arsenal as key Bayern duo are ruled out of Champions League clash
Carlo Ancelotti must plan without Franck Ribery and Jerome Boateng for tomorrow night’s tie.
National Transport Authority to lose nearly €1m after 'taking the hit' on subletting offices
The issue arose when the Taxi Regulator was absorbed into the NTA, and its premises was transferred to the NTA’s.
Michael Fennelly ruled out of All-Ireland final with ruptured Achilles tendon
It’s a cruel blow for the 31-year-old midfielder who was in excellent form for the Cats on Saturday.
Ireland poised to shuffle the pack for all-or-nothing Italy game as Walters doesn't recover in time
The Ireland boss says his team will need to be more “energetic” tomorrow night.
Big blow for Ireland opponents Belgium as Kompany ruled out of Euros
The Belgium captain’s groin injury has turned out to be worse than initially feared.
'It was like being hit by a truck at 100 miles per hour' - Former TDs on the devastation of losing their seats
High-profile casualties of the election have opened up about the pain of not being reelected.
Italian stalwart Castrogiovanni to miss Ireland game after two-week ban for stamp
The prop will be unavailable for the game in Dublin on 12 March.
Monaghan to blood debutants as stalwart retires from game
Malachy O’Rourke’s side do battle with Armagh in Clones on Sunday.
Gary Neville will not be replaced on Monday Night Football
Jamie Carragher has revealed that Sky Sports will instead have guest analysts on each week.
Another injury blow for Klopp and Liverpool as Sakho ruled out of busy Christmas period
The defender faces an extended period on the sidelines.
One of the key men behind Connacht's revival is leaving at the end of this season
Dan McFarland will be a tough man to replace out west.
Connacht prop Brett Wilkinson forced to retire after 'serious neck injury'
The South African born forward played with Ireland Wolfhounds and toured to New Zealand with the senior squad in 2012.
Leinster's Eoin O'Malley forced to retire after long-standing knee injury
The 25-year-old played 54 times for the Blues and was capped on three occasions by Ireland Wolfhounds.