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11-time All-Ireland winner opts out of Cork footballers' championship defence
# Big Loss
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# Big Loss

11-time All-Ireland winner opts out of Cork footballers' championship defence

Jun 4th 2017, 10:56 AM 6,266 Views 2 Comments

Dual star Rena Buckley will be focusing on camogie this summer.

Blow for the Lions as England star Vunipola forced to withdraw
# Big Loss
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# Big Loss

Blow for the Lions as England star Vunipola forced to withdraw

May 21st 2017, 9:13 PM 15,991 Views 28 Comments

The Saracens number eight requires treatment on a recurring shoulder injury.

O'Brien ruled out with hamstring injury as Nacewa wins 50th European cap
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# Blow

O'Brien ruled out with hamstring injury as Nacewa wins 50th European cap

Apr 21st 2017, 12:14 PM 13,341 Views 28 Comments

Rhys Ruddock gets the nod ahead of Josh van der Flier in the back row.

Manchester United victory comes at a cost
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# Blow

Manchester United victory comes at a cost

Apr 20th 2017, 11:11 PM 9,733 Views 14 Comments

Zlatan Ibrahimovic was forced off injured tonight with what looked a serious injury.

Big blow to Liverpool's top-four hopes as Sadio Mane set for lengthy lay-off
# Setback
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# Setback

Big blow to Liverpool's top-four hopes as Sadio Mane set for lengthy lay-off

Apr 7th 2017, 12:18 PM 4,267 Views 17 Comments

Without their star attacker, the Reds have picked up just two points from four games this season.

Major concern for Liverpool as victory comes at a cost
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Major concern for Liverpool as victory comes at a cost

Apr 1st 2017, 3:18 PM 8,097 Views 4 Comments

Sadio Mane suffered what look a bad injury in today’s Merseyside Derby.

Coleman set for long spell on the sidelines with suspected leg break
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Coleman set for long spell on the sidelines with suspected leg break

Mar 24th 2017, 10:41 PM 53,546 Views 84 Comments

There were no replays of the incident that prompted Taylor’s sending off, and O’Neill was reluctant to condemn the player.

Leinster confirm Heaslip and Kearney will miss Champions Cup QF against Wasps
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# Blow

Leinster confirm Heaslip and Kearney will miss Champions Cup QF against Wasps

Mar 24th 2017, 1:13 PM 12,049 Views 35 Comments

The experienced pair have both undergone ‘minor procedures’ to remedy injury issues.

Maurice Shanahan banned as CHC reject his appeal against Cork red card
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# Blow

Maurice Shanahan banned as CHC reject his appeal against Cork red card

Mar 23rd 2017, 9:20 PM 7,506 Views 2 Comments

Waterford forward will miss Sunday’s Division 1A trip to Clare.

Offaly boss didn't sleep for 'two or three nights' after Armagh hiding, while McNamee return unlikely
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Offaly boss didn't sleep for 'two or three nights' after Armagh hiding, while McNamee return unlikely

Mar 20th 2017, 3:59 PM 7,216 Views 0 Comments

McNamee has made 130 appearances for Offaly since 2003, but it appears he won’t be returning to the county colours in 2017.

Man City's title challenge looks all but over after Stoke setback
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Man City's title challenge looks all but over after Stoke setback

Mar 8th 2017, 10:22 PM 10,666 Views 13 Comments

Ireland international Jon Walters made his long-awaited return to action tonight.

Clare senior ruled out for U21 footballers and in doubt for Ballyea's All-Ireland final
# Woeful Timing
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# Woeful Timing

Clare senior ruled out for U21 footballers and in doubt for Ballyea's All-Ireland final

Mar 7th 2017, 7:54 PM 8,395 Views 0 Comments

A hand injury will prevent Pearse Lillis from being involved against Kerry tomorrow night.

Big setback for the Rossies as two key players won't be involved in 2017
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# Blow

Big setback for the Rossies as two key players won't be involved in 2017

Jan 30th 2017, 12:05 AM 11,861 Views 2 Comments

Neil Collins and Cathal Cregg won’t be lining out for Roscommon in 2017.

Early season cruciate blow for Tyrone as attacker ruled out for 2017 season
# Setback
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# Setback

Early season cruciate blow for Tyrone as attacker ruled out for 2017 season

Jan 10th 2017, 9:31 AM 5,198 Views 1 Comment

Connor McAliskey suffered the injury during Sunday’s loss to Cavan.

Southampton's Europa League hopes suffer setback in Prague
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Southampton's Europa League hopes suffer setback in Prague

Nov 24th 2016, 8:05 PM 4,323 Views 0 Comments

Costa Nhamoinesu scored the only goal of the game to win his side Group K in the Europa League on Thursday.

O'Neill suggests Brady didn't know he was on a booking tonight
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O'Neill suggests Brady didn't know he was on a booking tonight

Nov 12th 2016, 8:46 PM 7,689 Views 4 Comments

The Norwich star will miss next year’s qualifier against Wales after picking up a costly yellow this evening

170 jobs to go at Co Longford factory
# Cameron
# Cameron

170 jobs to go at Co Longford factory

Oct 5th 2016, 6:44 PM 16,376 Views 52 Comments

Cameron Ireland Ltd has said “with great regret” that manufacturing, assembly and test activities at its Longford plant are “potentially” set to cease.

Munster set to be without Francis Saili for rest of year
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# Blow

Munster set to be without Francis Saili for rest of year

Sep 14th 2016, 3:33 PM 12,505 Views 12 Comments

Director of Rugby Rassie Erasmus has already moved to bring in South African centre Jaco Taute.

Blow for Ireland U20s as out-half Johnston heads home injured
# Dislocated
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# Dislocated

Blow for Ireland U20s as out-half Johnston heads home injured

Jun 12th 2016, 12:16 PM 11,870 Views 10 Comments

Newcastle Falcons man Brett Connon will take his place in the squad.

Ireland captain Keane a doubt for Euro 2016 after picking up injury in training
# Bad News
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# Bad News

Ireland captain Keane a doubt for Euro 2016 after picking up injury in training

May 30th 2016, 7:33 PM 19,965 Views 33 Comments

The veteran striker won’t play at Turner’s Cross tomorrow night and faces a race to be fit after receiving an injection to his calf.

Tearful Luis Suarez limps out of Cup final
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Tearful Luis Suarez limps out of Cup final

May 23rd 2016, 12:01 AM 13,906 Views 9 Comments

The former Liverpool striker scored 59 goals for Barca this season.

Jamie Vardy will miss Leicester's potential Premier League party after additional ban
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Jamie Vardy will miss Leicester's potential Premier League party after additional ban

Apr 25th 2016, 11:29 PM 14,703 Views 32 Comments

The striker already missed the Foxes’ rousing 4-0 victory over Swansea at the weekend.

Another injury worry for Martin O'Neill in today's Premier League action
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Another injury worry for Martin O'Neill in today's Premier League action

Mar 5th 2016, 4:46 PM 4,716 Views 0 Comments

Shane Long, Harry Arter and John O’Shea all picked up injuries midweek.

Mayo medics accept Lee Keegan 'should have been withdrawn' after heavy clash
# Concussion
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# Concussion

Mayo medics accept Lee Keegan 'should have been withdrawn' after heavy clash

Jan 31st 2016, 5:10 PM 28,909 Views 40 Comments

The Mayo man’s big hit on Eoin Cadogan left both men unable to play on, but Keegan did.

Injury rules Ger Aylward out of All-Ireland junior club final
# Cruciate Curse
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# Cruciate Curse

Injury rules Ger Aylward out of All-Ireland junior club final

Jan 26th 2016, 10:31 AM 7,345 Views 4 Comments

There are fears the Kilkenny man may miss some of this year’s championship.

'Part of me regrets it and part of me doesn't' - Sean O'Brien on the Papé punch
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'Part of me regrets it and part of me doesn't' - Sean O'Brien on the Papé punch

Nov 13th 2015, 6:00 AM 10,546 Views 14 Comments

The Ireland flanker says Joe Schmidt ‘didn’t go crazy’ with him over the incident and subsequent ban.

Shane Long ruled out of Friday's play-off with Bosnia but could still feature in second-leg
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# Blow

Shane Long ruled out of Friday's play-off with Bosnia but could still feature in second-leg

Nov 11th 2015, 6:49 PM 4,649 Views 8 Comments

The striker will remain at Southampton to get more treatment in his attempts to shake off his ankle injury.

One of Ireland's most experienced players set to miss Bosnia clash
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One of Ireland's most experienced players set to miss Bosnia clash

Oct 31st 2015, 6:23 PM 8,702 Views 13 Comments

It was a good day for another Irish goalkeeper, however.

Users describe the terrifying effects of smoking "weaponised marijuana"
# Mass Destruction
# Mass Destruction

Users describe the terrifying effects of smoking "weaponised marijuana"

Aug 23rd 2015, 6:00 PM 28,969 Views 100 Comments

The NYC police commissioner says the city has seen a spike in hospitalisations from the drug.

Hammer blow for Clare as Podge Collins sidelined for 'foreseeable future'
# Setback
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# Setback

Hammer blow for Clare as Podge Collins sidelined for 'foreseeable future'

May 31st 2015, 3:37 PM 24,095 Views 17 Comments

The corner-forward sustained the injury in a club game on Saturday evening.

More bad news for Davy as Clare's 2-goal hero ruled out of qualifier
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# Blow

More bad news for Davy as Clare's 2-goal hero ruled out of qualifier

May 30th 2015, 3:39 PM 9,383 Views 5 Comments

Things aren’t going well for the Banner.

Stephanie Roche's American dream has come to a premature end
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# Blow

Stephanie Roche's American dream has come to a premature end

May 20th 2015, 10:11 PM 76,151 Views 67 Comments

The move has seemingly been made as the club look to accommodate two new signings.

Another Leinster player needs surgery and has been ruled out for the rest of the season
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Another Leinster player needs surgery and has been ruled out for the rest of the season

Apr 23rd 2015, 12:39 PM 7,163 Views 8 Comments

Marty Moore faces 12 weeks out, Leinster confirmed on Thursday.

Robbie Brady set to miss Ireland's crucial Euro 2016 qualifier
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Robbie Brady set to miss Ireland's crucial Euro 2016 qualifier

Mar 3rd 2015, 9:32 PM 4,956 Views 4 Comments

The former Manchester United youth is set to be out of action for months after hurting his calf muscle.

Ireland show their mettle by scraping over the line to keep quarter-final bid on track
# COYBIG
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# COYBIG

Ireland show their mettle by scraping over the line to keep quarter-final bid on track

Feb 25th 2015, 11:35 AM 28,562 Views 27 Comments

Phil Simmons’ side have now won two from two.

Damien Varley has been forced to retire from rugby at the age of 31
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Damien Varley has been forced to retire from rugby at the age of 31

Feb 17th 2015, 2:33 PM 12,253 Views 48 Comments

Munster centurion hangs up his boots following medical advice.

Fractures to three vertebrae mean Jamie Heaslip is out of the England game
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Fractures to three vertebrae mean Jamie Heaslip is out of the England game

Feb 16th 2015, 6:14 PM 15,439 Views 45 Comments

The Ireland number eight may also miss the clash with Wales later next month.

Steven Gerrard is a doubt for one of the most important parts of Liverpool's season
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Steven Gerrard is a doubt for one of the most important parts of Liverpool's season

Feb 12th 2015, 3:40 PM 5,061 Views 13 Comments

The long goodbye looks set to be a little bit shorter.

Luke Marshall set for another spell on the sidelines following fifth concussion
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# Blow

Luke Marshall set for another spell on the sidelines following fifth concussion

Jan 13th 2015, 5:31 PM 7,415 Views 16 Comments

Ulster also confirmed that Dan Tuohy is to miss the Six Nations.

City's title challenge suffers a setback as they're held by Everton
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# Blow

City's title challenge suffers a setback as they're held by Everton

Jan 10th 2015, 5:22 PM 3,349 Views 3 Comments

A Steven Naismith header helped the Toffees earn a much-needed point today.