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Friday 31 March 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Injuries

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# Safety First
Irish roads are incredibly dangerous places for cyclists
New data from the Road Safety Authority looks at cycling injuries between 2002 and 2012.
# Harcourt Street
Man rushed to hospital after falling over railings outside Diceys Bar
The incident happened shortly after 4am this morning.
# No Luck
CJ Stander ruled out for up to six weeks in latest Munster injury blow
Conor Murray and Simon Zebo are both doubts for this weekend’s clash with Sale Sharks.
# unbreakable
Heaslip injury relief for Leinster as Marty Moore gets set for comeback
The Leinster captain was forced off in the first half against Ulster last weekend.
# Contenders
My sporting wish for 2015: A fully-fit Ireland heading to RWC
If Joe Schmidt can call on the likes of Johnny Sexton, Sean O’Brien and Cian Healy, there is hope of Irish success.
# Essex
Plane makes emergency landing at UK airport after engine catches fire
The fire service said the incident had the potential to be very serious.
# enforced
Changes on the cards for Munster before return leg with Clermont
Injuries at loosehead prop and on the wing mean Anthony Foley may have to alter his starting XV.
# Raw wounds
Keane and Gibson released from Ireland squad as attention turns to USA friendly
The players who weren’t involved in the defeat to Scotland trained this morning.
# Sicklist
Payne a concern for Georgia clash as Ireland wait on Henry assessment
The outside centre looked to have sprained his foot last night against South Africa.
# Fully Fit
Ross a vital figure for Ireland against the Boks as Ah You waits in the wings
The 34-year-old tighthead prop has proven his fitness to start against Heyneke Meyer’s men.
# Injuries
Ireland still uncertain over Rory Best as Springboks rule out Pienaar
The Ulster hooker has been struggling with a calf problem, while his provincial teammate is out of Saturday’s Test.
# Influence
Ex-All Black Muliaina on course for Connacht debut later this month
Meanwhile, Kiwi hooker Tom McCartney joins Pat Lam’s squad this week.
# Sick list
Schmidt managing multiple injuries as Ireland prepare for Springboks test
Leinster’s Darragh Fanning and Andrew Conway of Munster were drafted in as cover this week at Carton House.
# bounce back
Ireland call-ups hit Connacht as they look to bounce back from Exeter defeat
The Westerners face Pro12 leaders Ospreys on Friday.
# Sick Notes
'Nobody owns the jersey' - Ireland's injuries present opportunities
Joe Schmidt is frustrated not to have key men available, but points to chances for the ‘next tier.’
# Roads
Injuries reported after early-morning crash in Cork
The incident occurred on the Commons Road.
# Donabate
Mother and child (3) taken to hospital after two-car collision
The young boy was taken to Temple Street Children’s Hospital.
# Stop Gap
Munster may look for short-term cover as injuries mount in backline
The southern province have seen three midfield options sidelined in the last month.
# Attack
Man arrested in connection with Jonny Cooper stabbing released without charge
The Dublin defender was stabbed on Dorset Street in Dublin.
# Sick list
Ireland and Munster lock Donnacha Ryan set for up to six months out
Worryingly, Keith Earls’ knee injury has not healed over the last five weeks and he will visit a consultant.
# Injuries
48 taken to hospital after school bus and car collide in Co Tyrone
The crash happened in Drumquin on the Omagh Road this morning.
# Fighting Fit
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.
# Road Death
Elderly woman killed, four people injured in Roscommon crash
Six other people involved in the multi-car crash were uninjured.
# Injuries
Man in hospital with serious head injuries following overnight crash in Enniskillen
A 18-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of a number of motoring offences
# Bad news
Munster hooker Sherry set for six more months on the sidelines
Keith Earls, Luke O’Dea, Damien Varley and Gerhard van den Heever are also injured.
# Dublin
Man recovering after presenting to Mater Hospital with gunshot wounds to legs
A car carrying two men crashed into a barrier at the hospital last night.
# Paulie
O'Connell urges patience as Munster's all-Irish coaches look for balance
The 34-year-old lock admits working under Anthony Foley and Jerry Flannery has altered their personal relationships.
# Reek Sunday
Two people airlifted from Croagh Patrick as thousands make pilgrimage
Up to 30,000 people are estimated to be making the trek to the top.
# career break
Nagle excited about new adventure, but not closing door on rugby
The 25-year-old former Munster lock explains his decision to take time out of the professional game.
# Injuries
Teenager stabbed in back, two others hurt in separate Belfast stabbings
The 19-year-old was stabbed in the back, and is now said to be in a stable condition in hospital.
# Positivity
'You've got to keep fighting' - Luke Fitzgerald remains unfulfilled
The 26-year-old is hopeful of playing again in September after an operation on his groins and abs.
# Injuries
Mind now: Saturdays and July most likely times for accidents in public places
Injuries Board figures show that €44m awarded in public liability accidents last year.
# Turbulence
Medics 'forced to use plastic bags and tissues' on injured Ryanair passengers
The airline said that passengers sustained minor injuries, but passengers are disputing this.
# Selection
O'Connor can see 'merit' in handing Leinster's 12 shirt to Ian Madigan
Mike McCarthy may return from a calf injury, as the head coach gets set for tough calls in the back row, front row and halfbacks.
# Sidelined
Wallabies star Quade Cooper set for 16 weeks out with shoulder problem
The Queensland Reds’ playmaker will also undergo a procedure to remedy a long-standing hip issue.
# Priorities
McFadden ready for Ulster test after 'a kick up the backside' against Edinburgh
The Leinster wing admits he and his teammates will need to raise their game in the Pro12 semi-final.
# Coleraine
Young woman arrested after man is stabbed in the back
Police in Coleraine have made an appeal for witnesses.
# Interview
Rory O'Carroll on concussion, injuries and Dublin being All-Ireland favorites
The star chats to us about his side’s encouraging start to the campaign and returning to full fitness.
# Santry
Unidentified unconscious man found seriously injured on Dublin footpath
The man was found at 5.40am today and has been taken to Beaumont Hospital.
# Lar On The Sideline
Corbett to miss out again for Tipperary with O'Meara an injury doubt before league final
Tipperary will have to plan without Corbett for next Sunday’s showdown in Thurles.