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Last month
May 2023
# Springboks Setback
Springboks captain Kolisi in race to be fit for Rugby World Cup following surgery
Kolisi needed surgery after suffering a partial ACL tear and meniscus damage.
This year
# Injury blow
PSG's Neymar ruled out of Champions League clash with Bayern Munich
Brazilian forward injured his right ankle against Lille two weeks ago.
# Setback
English forced to withdraw from European Indoor Championships as McCann books 1500m final spot
Luke McCann was the only Irish athlete to make it past the heats on day one.
# Injury blow
Damien Comer stretchered off as Rossies continue perfect start with Galway scalp
Roscommon scored the final five points to snatch a dramatic win as Davy Burke’s dream start continues.
# Injury blow
Ulster without Luke Marshall and Iain Henderson for must-win game with Sale Sharks
Pair were injured during narrow loss to La Rochelle last weekend.
# Injury blow
Ulster confirm ACL tear for Marty Moore, while Rob Baloucoune is ruled out of La Rochelle tie
Prop forward will see a knee surgeon this week and faces lengthy spell on sidelines.
Last year
# Out of Action
Connacht's Thornbury set to miss rest of season after crushing injury blow
It’s the latest major injury setback for the former Irish U20 international.
# Injury blow
Declan Hannon hopes Mike Casey won't be ruled out for long term
Hannon gave Casey a call after he heard about the injury and recalled his inspirational comeback from previous injury blows.
# Injury blow
Conor Murray to miss Ireland's remaining November Tests
Centurion has been ruled out due to groin injury he suffered against South Africa.
# Injury blow
Ciarán Frawley ruled out of Emerging Ireland tour
Leinster out-half joined by Caolin Blade in group of four who cannot travel due to injury.
All time
# Injury blow
'If Cillian O'Connor is not available, I can't see how Mayo are going to replace a player of that calibre'
The Mayo star faces surgery for an Achilles tendon injury.
# Concussion
Injury blow for Ireland as number eight Doris ruled out of Wales clash
Quinn Roux has also picked up an injury, while Gavin Coombes and Ryan Baird join the squad.
# Injury blow
Seamus Coleman likely to miss Slovakia playoff with hamstring injury
Elsewhere, Darragh Lenihan is out of the squad with injury, and has been replaced by Kevin Long.
# Concern
England suffer double injury blow in Northampton’s win over Sale
Manu Tuilagi and Courtney Lawes both limped off.
# Injury blow
Further setback for United as Pogba set to be out until December
The midfielder’s ankle injury is proving to be very troublesome.
# Injury blow
Leinster and Ireland's Jack Conan out of action for up to six months
The eastern province confirmed the lengthy lay-off today.
# Injury blow
Limerick star to undergo surgery after suffering broken jaw in club game
Sharpshooter Aaron Gillane suffered the injury during Patrickswell’s draw with Kilmallock at the weekend.
# Injury blow
Ireland captain Hawkshaw to miss U20 World Championship after surgery
Noel McNamara also delivered an update on scrum-half Craig Casey and Harry Byrne ahead of Friday’s Grand Slam decider in Wales.
# Injury blow
Scotland lose their first-choice back three for trip to Twickenham
Tommy Seymour, Blair Kinghorn and Stuart Hogg have all been ruled out of Saturday’s Six Nations clash.
# Injury blow
Tuilagi set to start as England centre Te'o ruled out of Ireland clash
The former Leinster back is struggling with a side strain.
# Sidelined
Shock injury as Ireland's Henderson ruled out for up to three months
The Ulster second row is also likely to miss the majority of the Six Nations campaign after undergoing thumb surgery.
# Injury blow
England winger a doubt for Six Nations opener in Dublin with knee injury
Joe Cokanasiga suffered a grade two medial ligament tear against Leinster on Saturday.
# Injury blow
Big loss for Leinster's Champions Cup pool rivals as Faletau suffers broken arm
The Wales back row is also likely to miss the November internationals.
# Aguernoooo
Aguero ruled out of Liverpool Champions League clash
The City striker will miss the game with a knee injury.
# Injury blow
Matip's season 'likely over' after Liverpool confirm thigh operation
The defender picked up the injury in the win over Crystal Palace on Saturday.
# big loss
Massive blow for Shamrock Rovers as Trevor Clarke is ruled out for the season
Last season’s PFAI Young Player of the Year, who celebrated his 20th birthday on Monday, has suffered a serious knee injury.
# Injury blow
Tyrone star Tiernan McCann ruled out for the rest of the league with broken kneecap
The wing-back will miss the next two months after suffering the injury against Kildare last weekend.
# Beaver Damn
Injury means All Black Stephen Donald will not be joining Ulster
The province are now likely to turn to Johnny McPhillips.
# Injury blow
Irish international O'Dowda 'devastated' as he undergoes ankle surgery
The 22-year-old faces an extended period on the sidelines.
# Setback
Leinster captain Nacewa faces another period on the sidelines after ankle operation
The 35-year-old is expected to be out for six weeks.
# Injury blow
'We'll stick by him': Ulster vow to support Coetzee after long-term injury setback
The South African has been plagued by injury problems since joining the province last year.
# Injury blow
Niamh Briggs ruled out of World Cup with injury
The Ireland captain missed the Six Nations with a separate injury.
# injury setback
Garry Ringrose ruled out for 4-5 months after shoulder operation
Leinster will now be without Ringrose and Robbie Henshaw for the start of the season.
# Blow
O'Brien ruled out with hamstring injury as Nacewa wins 50th European cap
Rhys Ruddock gets the nod ahead of Josh van der Flier in the back row.
# Injury blow
Specialist visit required for Sweetnam as he misses his first game this season
Andrew Conway has also been ruled out of the New Year’s Eve meeting with Connacht.
# Injury blow
CP3 blow as Clippers star is in the wars to dent his team's playoff hopes
Chris Paul broke his hand last night while the Oklahoma City Thunder rolled into the second round.
# Setback
Massive blow for Munster as O'Mahony unlikely to return this season
Anthony Foley is not expecting to have his skipper back in time for the remaining games of the Pro12 campaign.
# Injury blow
Ulster's new signing Marcell Coetzee ruled out for 9 months with serious knee injury
The Sharks have confirmed the news this morning.
# Injury blow
Setback for Clare as key defender set to miss League quarter-final against Tipperary
David McInerney will be sidelined for up to a month with a back injury.
# Injury blow
‘He won’t be back this year’ – Kilkenny forward star ruled out of All-Ireland defence
Ger Aylward won’t feature for the Cats this year, manager Brian Cody has confirmed.