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# comeback trail

Last month
November 2023
Seamus Coleman nearing return from injury as he steps up comeback this weekend
Republic of Ireland veteran, 35, has missed six months with a knee ligament injury.
This year
Galway's Damien Comer unlikely to need surgery on knee injury
The Tribe target-man’s knee will not need an operation.
'I had to wear a leg brace and almost learn to walk again' - Kerrigan on ACL rehab at Como
The Republic of Ireland U21 international is three months into his journey back to full fitness.
Last year
'The last couple of weeks I've turned a corner' - Coleman steps up comeback after lengthy injury layoff
The Irish captain played 45 minutes for the club’s U21 side having missed all of Everton’s pre-season games.
All time
Tuilagi set for comeback from Achilles injury when Sale take on Bristol
Tuilagi is poised to make his first appearance since September.
Paul Dunne nine shots off the lead in Austria as Kaymer chases redemption
Former world No1 Kaymer is seeking his first title in seven years.
Davy Russell delighted to be back in the saddle following neck injury
No date set for Russell’s race-riding return.
Munster lock Snyman 'progressing well' with rehab
The Springbok could be a frightening prospect after upping his game in the gym.
Henderson ‘delighted’ as Buveur D’Air returns to training
Dual Champion Hurdle hero on the comeback trail following long lay-off.
'His head seems to be right' - White happy with McGregor's form ahead of UFC return
The Dubliner will take on Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone on Saturday.
Sexton 'progressing well' on return from knee injury
The out-half went for a second visit to his specialist over the Christmas period and appears on course to feature for Ireland in February.
Beirne given weekend off after reporting 'soreness' in training
The Munster second row has made a strong injury comeback but has been given more time by Joe Schmidt.
Munster set for timely back row boost as O'Donoghue nears injury return
The 24-year-old has been sidelined since last season’s Pro14 semi-final defeat to Leinster.
Kvitova makes first Grand Slam final since knife attack
Czech star will face Naomi Osaka in the Australian Open final.
Serie A's new star Steph Roche eyeing local derby for full return after 'whirlwind' year
The Ireland striker is dealing with a minor ankle injury but is ‘buzzing’ for Florentia to face Fiorentina.
Dublin forward Brogan back in training four months after tearing his cruciate
Brogan is making good progress in his comeback from a serious knee injury.
Serena Williams dreading showdown with Venus
‘I have to play a seed sooner than later… I wish it was anybody else in the draw.’
Ruddock on track to provide Leinster with boost for Champions Cup quarter-final
The flanker has been sidelined since December but is making good progress.
'Still got it': Tyson Fury eyeing April ring return as he posts footage of gym work
Fury recently vowed to ‘play with’ Anthony Joshua, and it seems his comeback is finally taking shape.
Quick-healing Van der Flier eyeing return to Ireland fold for England showdown
The openside flanker says he wasn’t far off making the Leinster squad this week.
Liverpool teenager Gomez set for return after 14 months out
Manager Jurgen Klopp confirmed that the 19-year-old is likely to play in Sunday’s third-round match at Anfield.
Bolt to quash Rio injury rumours with London comeback tomorrow
The six-time Olympic champion missed the Jamaican Olympic trials with a hamstring strain.
'I feel alive again' - Del Potro over the moon after dumping Wawrinka out of Wimbledon
The former US Open champion is playing his first Grand Slam since the 2014 Australian Open.
Wayne Rooney will return from injury tonight for Man United's U21s
The United skipper is set to feature at Old Trafford tonight.
Leinster 'hopeful' Healy will be available this weekend but Schmidt could yet come calling
It looks like the prop will be playing at the weekend, but will it be for Leinster or Ireland?
Jared Payne nearing return from RWC foot injury as Ulster add him to European squad
The Kiwi is now eligible to play for his province over the next three weekends.
It's a milestone birthday for Tiger, a healthy 2016 is the least he deserves
Woods has changed golf for the better so it would be a crying shame to see him limp out of the sport.
'Binge drinking was my problem, not cocaine' admits Dustin Johnson as he prepares to return to golf
The American could return from a six-month sabbatical in a couple of weeks.
Chris Henry is back training with Ulster after recent heart surgery
The flanker tweeted a picture showing him back in training.
Sean O'Brien getting back down to the serious business of shoulder rehab
After a month of surgery and a few nutritional discrepancies, the Tullow Tank is thinking about making tracks again.
Sean O'Brien and Stuart Olding will start tomorrow's Leinster v Ulster friendly
Tullow’s finest flanker will get plenty of opportunity to carry from number eight.
Martin Fagan wins Terenure 5-mile as he returns from drugs ban
The Mullingar athlete is coming off a two-year ban for using EPO.
Snapshot: Richardt Strauss is back training with Leinster
The South African hooker is keeping on top of his fitness after he underwent surgery on his heart.
Tight hamstring but good spirits as Rob Kearney embarks on road to recovery
The fullback is hoping to be back in action for one of the Lions’ two warm-up matches next week.
Cats coach: 'Cody could be back quicker than even we hoped'
Michael Dempsey says Brian Cody’s message to him and the Kilkenny team has been: ‘Get on with it.”
Good news, Trap! Marc Wilson expected to play in Stoke friendly today
Stoke host Burnley in a behind-closed-doors friendly this afternoon.
Heineken Cup battles look out of reach for injured Ferris
The Ulster flanker is hopeful of a return in time for Ireland’s Six Nations campaign.