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Wednesday 27 September 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# Comeback

Last year
Mark Hughes was not ready for football to retire him
The former Man United star was appointed Bradford City manager earlier this week.
Paul Ince makes winning return to management
Lucas Joao and John Swift scored second-half goals in a 2-1 Reading win.
8 months on from cardiac arrest, Christian Eriksen registers 2 assists as he nears Premier League return
The former Tottenham playmaker joined Brentford until the end of the season in January.
Tiger Woods 'a long way' from return
The 46-year-old remains confident he’ll return to top-flight competition.
Dave Kearney returns as Leinster name team to face Edinburgh
Meanwhile, Nick McCarthy makes his first start since returning from Munster in the summer.
Major boost for Connacht with Buckley set to return from injury this weekend
The 31-year-old loosehead has been sidelined with a long-term ACL injury.
Balotelli gets Italy recall ahead of World Cup play-offs
Italy face off in late-March against North Macedonia and, in the case of victory, either Portugal or Turkey.
Controversial ex-Wallabies star Folau set for return to rugby union in Japan
The 32-year-old has been picked to start for Rob Penney’s Shining Arcs this weekend.
All time
Tiger Roll team considering Aintree return this weekend
Al Boum Photo and Champ also entered in Many Clouds Chase.
The Irish midfielder who promptly went from playing in the Premier League to being bedbound and 'lonely'
Will Smallbone is ready to compete again after an ACL injury put him out of action for almost a year.
Matt Doherty returns to the first team as Spurs held in Conte's first Premier League game in charge
The Dubliner came off the bench against Everton to make his first appearance since the opening day win over Man City.
Wales star Jenkins returns for clash with world champions after three-year battle
The Cardiff flanker suffered a serious knee injury during Wales’ 2018 autumn victory over the Springboks and was sidelined for 26 months.
Chicago Bulls rally from 19-point deficit to beat the Boston Celtics
DeMar DeRozan posted a season-high 37 points to help fuel the comeback.
Ireland U21 midfielder Smallbone makes first-team return after nearly a year out on bittersweet night
The youngster came off the bench but missed in the shootout during Southampton’s League Cup clash with Chelsea.
Promising back row returns to Munster training after rupturing Achilles
John Hodnett underwent surgery last November.
Osaka feeling 'itch' to make tennis return in near future
‘It wouldn’t really matter to me if I won or lost, I’d just have the joy of being back on the court.’
'I certainly rate RG very highly, that’s why I signed him - he’s a massive part of our group'
South African lock RG Snyman returned to Munster colours on Saturday after a year out with injury.
'Fantastic to be back' - Russell makes racing return after 11 months out
Top jockey returns with two runner-up spots after 11 months on sidelines.
Liverpool ‘lost the plot’ before thrilling comeback - Klopp
Mohamed Salah missed from the penalty spot for the first time in 18 attempts.
Gareth Bale returns as Ancelotti's Real Madrid prevail
A brace from French veteran striker Karim Benzema was key to the victory over Alaves.
Big boost for the Springboks as Vermeulen makes return from injury
The 35-year-old number eight had ankle surgery just seven weeks ago.
Van Dijk in contention to make long-awaited Liverpool return as Tyrone teenager handed new deal
The Dutch defender, who has been out of action since October, could play a small part against Hertha Berlin on Thursday.
Alun Wyn Jones set for stunning Lions return after 'remarkable recovery'
The 35-year-old is back in full training with Wales.
Cavendish storms to second Tour stage win in three days
The British cyclist is closing in on Eddy Merckx’s record of 34 stage victories.
Benzema delighted to lift 'pressure' with first France goals in 6 years
The Real Madrid striker was brought back for Euro 2020 by coach Didier Deschamps.
Banned by Fifa in 2015, Michel Platini set for return to football
The Frenchman was ousted as president of European governing body Uefa.
Two goals in a minute help Kilkenny seal dramatic victory over Tipperary
Denise Gaule and Katie Nolan were key to the turnaround.
Lions centre Bundee Aki 'chomping at the bit' to make Connacht return
The centre hasn’t played since his red card for Ireland during the Six Nations.
Jack Grealish makes first appearance since February as Aston Villa held by Everton
A dull game ended scoreless.
Pollard makes injury return as Montpellier reach Challenge Cup final
The South African World Cup winner made his first appearance since September.
Aiden McGeady officially recognised after turning his campaign around in remarkable fashion
The Ireland winger has been named in the League One team of the season.
Addison set for long-awaited Ulster return against Connacht tomorrow
Both provinces have named strong teams for the Rainbow Cup opener.
Jurgen Klopp strives for perfection to pull off Real Madrid comeback
Left-back Andy Robertson said the players have a responsibility to create the atmosphere themselves.
Van der Flier, Kelleher, and Henshaw among the Leinster standouts
Leo Cullen and Stuart Lancaster’s side were superb in Sandy Park yesterday.
Leinster storm into European semi-final after overcoming 14-point deficit in Exeter
Leo Cullen’s men beat the defending champions to surge into the final four of the Champions Cup.
'Having a fit Conor Murray for the last two games would be brilliant'
The 31-year-old is expected to be back in action with Ireland this weekend.
Late Jennings try sees Connacht Eagles fight back to draw with Munster 'A'
The hosts were 12 points behind heading into the final 15 minutes.
Munster urge patience with Carbery but back him to return to his best
The 25-year-old made his return from a long-term injury last Friday in Cardiff.
'He’s a class player. We’re certainly not going to rush him and we’ll manage him'
Joey Carbery made his Munster return last night, kicking an excellent conversion.
Carbery back in Munster's matchday 23 after over a year out of the game
The 25-year-old has been named on the bench for the clash with Cardiff Blues.