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#Cruel Blow

# cruel-blow - Tuesday 5 April, 2022

Irish rugby has lost a genuine powerhouse as injury calls time on Dan Leavy's career
# Cruel Blow
From The42
# Cruel Blow

Irish rugby has lost a genuine powerhouse as injury calls time on Dan Leavy's career

Apr 5th 2022, 4:38 PM 11,324 Views 12 Comments

The flanker announced his retirement today following a long battle with a knee injury.

# cruel-blow - Saturday 31 July, 2021

Aidan Walsh forced to withdraw from Olympic semi-final due to injury
# Cruel Blow
From The42
# Cruel Blow

Aidan Walsh forced to withdraw from Olympic semi-final due to injury

Jul 31st 2021, 11:43 PM 60,488 Views 54 Comments

The Belfast boxer will still return home with a bronze medal.

# cruel-blow - Thursday 22 October, 2020

'I have nothing to say to anyone, I'm just gutted... I'll never forget the pain'
# Rotten Luck
From The42
# Rotten Luck

'I have nothing to say to anyone, I'm just gutted... I'll never forget the pain'

Oct 22nd 2020, 3:26 PM 15,188 Views 0 Comments

A season-ending ‘freak’ injury comes as another cruel blow for Kilkenny star Katie Power.

# cruel-blow - Monday 17 August, 2020

Big blow for Leinster's McFadden as injury rules him out for six weeks
# Cruel
From The42
# Cruel

Big blow for Leinster's McFadden as injury rules him out for six weeks

Aug 17th 2020, 3:11 PM 5,941 Views 4 Comments

Meanwhile, centre Conor O’Brien will be absent for several months.

# cruel-blow - Sunday 25 August, 2019

'It just reveals the character in our group. We have people willing to do whatever it takes'
# Cruel Blow
From The42
# Cruel Blow

'It just reveals the character in our group. We have people willing to do whatever it takes'

Aug 25th 2019, 7:48 PM 7,621 Views 1 Comment

After her early withdrawal today, Dublin star Nicole Owens is a doubt for the All-Ireland final with an ongoing knee injury.

# cruel-blow - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

Serious leg injury another devastating blow for Munster's Briggs
# Terrible News
From The42
# Terrible News

Serious leg injury another devastating blow for Munster's Briggs

Aug 21st 2019, 5:05 PM 14,068 Views 3 Comments

The Ireland international sustained the injury on the opening weekend of the inter-pros.

# cruel-blow - Tuesday 23 April, 2019

18-year-old Blues star ruled out for the rest of the season after rupturing Achilles
# Injury Hit
From The42
# Injury Hit

18-year-old Blues star ruled out for the rest of the season after rupturing Achilles

Apr 23rd 2019, 8:14 AM 6,908 Views 1 Comment

The loss of Callum Hudson-Odoi comes as a blow as Chelsea battle for Champions League football.

# cruel-blow - Saturday 30 March, 2019

Cruel setback for Leavy as Leinster flanker suffers serious leg injury
# Cruel Blow
From The42
# Cruel Blow

Cruel setback for Leavy as Leinster flanker suffers serious leg injury

Mar 30th 2019, 8:45 PM 26,990 Views 35 Comments

The 24-year-old is facing an extended period on the sidelines.

# cruel-blow - Tuesday 12 March, 2019

Ireland captain Hawkshaw to miss U20 World Championship after surgery
# Injury Blow
From The42
# Injury Blow

Ireland captain Hawkshaw to miss U20 World Championship after surgery

Mar 12th 2019, 6:00 AM 8,305 Views 3 Comments

Noel McNamara also delivered an update on scrum-half Craig Casey and Harry Byrne ahead of Friday’s Grand Slam decider in Wales.

# cruel-blow - Friday 7 December, 2018

Arsenal defender set for 6-9 months out after rupturing ACL
# Cruel Blow
From The42
# Cruel Blow

Arsenal defender set for 6-9 months out after rupturing ACL

Dec 7th 2018, 12:36 PM 8,276 Views 0 Comments

Centre-half Rob Holding suffered the knee injury in Wednesday’s 2-2 draw at Old Trafford.

# cruel-blow - Friday 9 November, 2018

Cruel blow for Welbeck as Arsenal forward suffers 'significant' ankle damage
# Serious Injury
From The42
# Serious Injury

Cruel blow for Welbeck as Arsenal forward suffers 'significant' ankle damage

Nov 9th 2018, 3:55 PM 4,182 Views 0 Comments

The England international remains in hospital after suffering the injury last night.

# cruel-blow - Thursday 12 July, 2018

More injury woe for Andy Carroll as West Ham confirm pre-season setback
# Cruel Blow
From The42
# Cruel Blow

More injury woe for Andy Carroll as West Ham confirm pre-season setback

Jul 12th 2018, 8:17 PM 8,871 Views 2 Comments

Winston Reid is also facing a period out of action.

# cruel-blow - Friday 16 February, 2018

'Some of the drugs seemed to be making no difference. It was as bad a break as I've seen'
# Cruel Blow
From The42
# Cruel Blow

'Some of the drugs seemed to be making no difference. It was as bad a break as I've seen'

Feb 16th 2018, 5:14 PM 16,152 Views 5 Comments

Alison Miller’s horrific injury took the gloss off Ireland’s win over Italy last weekend.

# cruel-blow - Monday 12 February, 2018

Brogan's Dublin career hangs in balance after cruciate injury - report
# Cruel Blow
From The42
# Cruel Blow

Brogan's Dublin career hangs in balance after cruciate injury - report

Feb 12th 2018, 12:10 PM 25,263 Views 31 Comments

Bernard Brogan could miss the rest of the season after reportedly sustaining an injury in training last week.

# cruel-blow - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

Ringrose a doubt for Ireland's Six Nations campaign after undergoing ankle surgery
# Injury Setback
From The42
# Injury Setback

Ringrose a doubt for Ireland's Six Nations campaign after undergoing ankle surgery

Jan 9th 2018, 2:41 PM 13,250 Views 27 Comments

The centre is only just back from a long-term layoff following shoulder surgery.

# cruel-blow - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

'It's gutting to have another setback': Luckless Kearney faces anxious wait for scan
# Cruel Blow
From The42
# Cruel Blow

'It's gutting to have another setback': Luckless Kearney faces anxious wait for scan

Apr 19th 2017, 6:08 PM 4,577 Views 5 Comments

The Leinster winger is facing another spell on the sidelines.

# cruel-blow - Monday 13 March, 2017

Cruel blow for Cork's Brian Hurley as he suffers another hamstring injury
# Setback
From The42
# Setback

Cruel blow for Cork's Brian Hurley as he suffers another hamstring injury

Mar 13th 2017, 9:32 PM 7,579 Views 2 Comments

The forward limped out of a club game yesterday.

# cruel-blow - Monday 21 November, 2016

From bad to worse for Mike Ross as prop faces lengthy injury layoff
# Cruel Blow
From The42
# Cruel Blow

From bad to worse for Mike Ross as prop faces lengthy injury layoff

Nov 21st 2016, 2:47 PM 8,554 Views 2 Comments

There are fears he could be out for a number of months.

# cruel-blow - Monday 7 November, 2016

ACL damage rules Jordi Murphy out for up to 9 months as 6 players join Ireland squad
# Cruel Blow
From The42
# Cruel Blow

ACL damage rules Jordi Murphy out for up to 9 months as 6 players join Ireland squad

Nov 7th 2016, 4:50 PM 16,636 Views 31 Comments

The Leinster flanker injured his knee in Saturday’s historic victory over the All Blacks.

# cruel-blow - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

More injury woe for Danny Welbeck as Arsenal forward ruled out for 9 months
# Cruel Blow
From The42
# Cruel Blow

More injury woe for Danny Welbeck as Arsenal forward ruled out for 9 months

May 11th 2016, 4:50 PM 5,665 Views 9 Comments

He has already undergone surgery after injuring his right knee at the weekend.

# cruel-blow - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

Former Munster hooker Fogarty forced to retire due to shoulder injury
# Cruel Blow
From The42
# Cruel Blow

Former Munster hooker Fogarty forced to retire due to shoulder injury

May 3rd 2016, 6:00 AM 8,156 Views 14 Comments

He won a Heineken Cup medal with the province back in 2006.

# cruel-blow - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

Injury woes for O'Neill as Rob Elliot suffers potential Euro 2016 blow
# Cruel Blow
From The42
# Cruel Blow

Injury woes for O'Neill as Rob Elliot suffers potential Euro 2016 blow

Mar 29th 2016, 8:49 PM 9,390 Views 15 Comments

The Newcastle goalkeeper has suffered a knee injury during the first half of tonight’s friendly against Slovakia.

# cruel-blow - Sunday 8 February, 2015

Richard Dunne may have played his last game of the season as QPR confirm ligament damage
# Cruel Blow
From The42
# Cruel Blow

Richard Dunne may have played his last game of the season as QPR confirm ligament damage

Feb 8th 2015, 3:53 PM 3,629 Views 0 Comments

The defender has been ruled out for up to three months.

# cruel-blow - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Man arrested after a video of him kicking a cat goes viral
# Cruel Blow
From The Daily Edge
# Cruel Blow

Man arrested after a video of him kicking a cat goes viral

May 7th 2014, 6:00 PM 33,143 Views 99 Comments

Andre Robinson was filmed kicking a helpless kitten. The internet made SURE he wouldn’t get away with it.

# cruel-blow - Tuesday 31 July, 2012

Sport is cruel: Illness forces Grainne Murphy out of 800m freestyle
# London 2012
From The42
# London 2012

Sport is cruel: Illness forces Grainne Murphy out of 800m freestyle

Jul 31st 2012, 11:21 AM 4,629 Views 9 Comments

Glandular fever has ended the Wexford swimmer’s Olympic Games.

# cruel-blow - Thursday 19 January, 2012

Cruel blow as cruciate op rules Ronan out for the season
# Cruciate Curse
From The42
# Cruciate Curse

Cruel blow as cruciate op rules Ronan out for the season

Jan 19th 2012, 10:43 AM 472 Views 0 Comments

Munster flanker Niall Ronan learned yesterday that he will need surgery to repair recent cruciate ligament damage.

# cruel-blow - Saturday 1 October, 2011

Confirmed KO: Carter is out of World Cup
# Cruel Blow
From The42
# Cruel Blow

Confirmed KO: Carter is out of World Cup

Oct 1st 2011, 10:35 PM 989 Views 1 Comment

Graham Henry has revealed that the injury sustained by Dan Carter will sideline the fly-half for the rest of the tournament.