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Thursday 28 September 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Fighting Fit

This year
Pilates, one-on-one extras, and yoghurts: The secret to Irish stars' Championship consistency
The 42 speaks to Hayley Nolan, Louise Quinn and Jamie Finn about their exploits in the English second-tier.
All time
O'Mahony fit to resume training ahead of Munster's latest clash with Leinster
Munster will wait until next week for a decision on James Cronin and Tadhg Beirne.
Katie Taylor weighs in ripped and ready to defend world titles in London
Dublin’s Craig O’Brien was also looking sharp as he weighed in for his career-biggest test versus Liverpudlian Olympian Anthony Fowler.
'If I get to put on the jersey, I’ll play any position' - McGoldrick desperate for chance after Euro 2016 heartbreak
The 28-year-old forward wants to fill the void left by the retired Robbie Keane and the latest injuries to Shane Long and Daryl Murphy.
Sturridge striving to be 'the best striker in the league' after first full pre-season since 2012
The Liverpool striker expects a big season from himself and his club.
Fit-again Andrews relieved to be in frame as season reaches fever pitch
And the St Brigid’s forward is confident that the Dubs haven’t peaked yet.
Irish cancer survivor to attempt world record for fastest 5km - on crutches
Nikki Bradley has already climbed Mount Errigal in January and an Icelandic glacier in February.
'James has been a bit of freak of nature in the past' - Kerry star's recovery
The Legion forward won’t play in the league final against Dublin but is on the comeback trail.
Pictures: this amazing Irish cancer survivor has conquered a huge Icelandic glacier... on crutches
Nikki Bradley is a woman with a level of determination that might make an average person feel very small indeed.
After an injury nightmare one Ireland striker is determined to make up for lost time
David McGoldrick is raring to go after an injury lay-off.
There was some great news for Shay Given's chances of starring in the FA Cup final today
The Donegal goalkeeper was back training for Aston Villa ahead of Saturday’s meeting with Arsenal.
Keeping muscle mass is more important than losing fat in avoiding GAA injuries
A study of GAA players has found that strength training should be year round, not just pre-season.
Stick me down for every match, McIlroy tells Ryder Cup skipper McGinley
The in-form irishman says he’s feeling ready for Gleneagles.
Guy loses 9 stone, surprises his parents with his weight loss
Hmmm, there’s something different about you.
O'Driscoll and O'Connell set for first Irish appearance together in two years
Forwards coach John Plumtree had positive news on the fitness front ahead of Saturday’s Test at Lansdowne Road.
O'Connell in the frame for Harlequins 1/4 final but Zebo 'highly unlikely'
Munster coach Rob Penney is counting the cost of an attritional Ireland Six Nations campaign.
O'Driscoll set for 125th Ireland cap after steaming through training
The Ireland centre took a full part in training today and found some time to meet with young supporters.
Heineken Cup: Leinster hopeful on returns for Strauss and Nacewa
Guy Easterby revealed that Brian O’Driscoll and Rob Kearney came through the Edinburgh win in good shape.
O'Connell targets April return after successful back operation
The second row could now put himself into Lions contention with a smooth run through rehabilitation.
'The quarter-final came too soon but the body is feeling good again' - Seamus O'Shea
The Mayo midfielder says he is ready to go if called upon for Sunday’s All-Ireland SFC semi-final with Dublin.
Kerry attacker O'Sullivan wary of Banner ambush
The Glenbeigh-Glencar club man is bidding to make an impact off the bench for Kerry tomorrow night.
Lean and mean: Darren Clarke 'raring to go' for 2012
The Open Champion has said “enough is enough” and made some lifestyle changes ahead of his first event of the season.
Bradley ready for Derry return
Paddy Bradley will feature for Derry in the McKenna Cup this weekend, manager John Brennan confirmed.
Sherry back on the training ground with Munster
Munster say that they won’t rush Mike Sherry back to action as the hooker returns to full training today.
Keith Earls back in contention as Munster name squad for Scarlets game
Earls came through training at the University of Limerick yesterday though Tony McGahan says he’ll ‘wait and see’.
We're good to go, says Tardelli ahead of Estonian departure
Ireland’s assistant manager gave the squad a clean bill of health at Gannon Park this morning.
Keane proves fitness as Galaxy fight off Henry's Bulls
Robbie Keane played 89 minutes last night as the LA Galaxy beat the New York Red Bulls 2-1 (3-1 agg) in California.
Irish injury worries ease ahead of pool decider
Minor niggles for players including Paul O’Connell should clear up well ahead of Sunday’s crucial RWC fixture
Rafa Nadal vows to play on at Wimbledon
Spanish ace picked up an injury in his win yesterday but insists he’s good to go tomorrow against Mardy Fish.
Irish injury concerns ease ahead of Macedonia clash
Damien Duff and Sean St. Ledger are expected to shake off knocks while Richard Dunne returns to full training.
Leinster hopeful Brian O'Driscoll and Jamie Heaslip can win fitness race
Province preparing for visit of French champions Clermont on Saturday.