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Wednesday 31 May 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Injury

Last year
# Setback
Key All Blacks prop Moody out for the year
The star ruptured an anterior cruciate ligament during the Crusaders’ 27-23 loss to the Auckland Blues.
# back on track
Huge boost for Liverpool as Alexander-Arnold rejoins training after rapid recovery
The right-back was sidelined after the victory over Arsenal on 16 March.
# misfortune
'It’s heartbreaking for her personally especially. It’s a severe injury'
Vera Pauw has lamented the loss of key defender Savannah McCarthy ahead of her side’s upcoming World Cup qualifier with Sweden.
# Sidelined
Big blow for Ireland as Porter ruled out of the rest of the Six Nations
The Leinster loosehead picked up an ankle injury last weekend against Italy.
# Comeback After Setback
'Plenty of sports people deal with these things' - Mageean looking forward after injury setback
A torn calf has forced Ciara Mageean to prematurely end her indoor season.
# Injury
Ireland tighthead O'Toole ruled out of this weekend's clash with Italy
The 23-year-old Ulster man picked up a hamstring strain over the weekend.
# difficult decision
All-Ireland winner Galvin forced to retire from inter-county hurling with Clare
The 29-year-old has suffered with a persistent groin injury in recent years.
# Comeback
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.
# Injury
'It's disappointing for everyone' - Ulster reflect on Stockdale loss
The Ireland winger is set to miss the rest of the season after ankle surgery.
All time
# No Luck
Joey Carbery set for another stint on sidelines after fracturing elbow
The Munster out-half was injured during Sunday’s win over Wasps.
# Prop Stocks
Munster boosted by return of tighthead Salanoa ahead of Wasps clash
The 24-year-old has yet to start a game for the southern province.
# Worry
Fears Iain Henderson could miss Ulster Champions Cup games
The Ireland lock is a doubt for matches against Clermont and Northampton Saints.
# Update
Carty called up by Ireland after Sexton ruled out for up to six weeks
Gavin Coombes has re-joined the Ireland squad after his recent illness.
# Comeback
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.
# Key Man
Major boost for the All Blacks as Retallick returns for Ireland clash
The 30-year-old lock has fully recovered from a shoulder injury.
# Setback
Wales captain Jones out 'for months' with shoulder injury
Ross Moriarty will also miss the rest of the Autumn Nations series.
# talisman
Sexton set to be fit for November Tests as Henshaw makes progress
The 36-year-old suffered a hip injury last weekend while playing for Leinster.
# luckless
'Addison is probably unparalleled in Irish rugby in terms of that ability'
The Ulster fullback’s misfortune was discussed on The42 Rugby Weekly Extra.
# X-ray
Cricket Ireland reveal extent of captain Balbirnie's foot injury ahead of T20 World Cup
The injury was sustained while batting in yesterday’s loss to the UAE in Dubai.
# Long road back
'It's probably the toughest thing I've ever had to endure - given my medical history, that's big to say'
Chloe Mustaki’s journey back from a cruciate injury sustained in March 2020 hasn’t exactly been straightforward.
# being assessed
Ulster send Cooney for MRI scan to reveal extent of hamstring injury
The scrum-half joins a lengthy list of players currently unavailable to the province ahead of Saturday’s trip to Italy.
# Addition
Connacht close in on new signing to help cover Buckley's long-term injury
Meanwhile, Kieran Marmion is the only fit scrum-half in the senior squad.
# Setback
Liverpool youngster ‘overwhelmed’ by support after horror injury
Harvey Elliott suffered an ankle dislocation in the win over Leeds.
# Injury
'How someone can't see what happened is beyond me' - Joyce fumes at Walsh challenge
Shane Walsh had to have an injection in his shoulder at half-time after an off-the-ball incident.
# Injury
Hamstring strain rules Robbie Henshaw out of the Lions' clash with Sharks
The 28-year-old is considered a probable Test starter against the Springboks.
# Injury
Geraint Thomas dislocates shoulder in Tour de France fall
Today was the third stage of the Tour De France.
# Update
Ireland confirm injury for Ryan as Lowry stays with Farrell's squad
The second row hasn’t officially been ruled out of this weekend’s clash with Japan.
# big blow
Confirmed: Lions captain Alun Wyn Jones ruled out of South Africa tour
The Wales lock dislocated his shoulder against Japan.
# Euro 2020
Major blow for Scots as key man Tierney ruled out of long-awaited return to a major tournament
The Arsenal defender has not made the matchday squad for this afternoon’s Group D game against the Czech Republic.
# Cancelled
Ulster confirm Leone Nakarawa will no longer be joining the province
The Fijian forward failed a medical examination.
# Sidelined
'My heart went out to him' - Setback for Tipperary as Maher suffers season-ending Achilles injury
Patrick ‘Bonner’ Maher suffered the injury in training on Thursday night.
# fitness worries
Solskjaer expects Maguire to miss Man United's Europa League final
The English defender has been injured since the win over Aston Villa earlier this month.
# Setback
'We're keeping them in the loop' - Munster updating Springboks on Snyman fitness ahead of Lions tour
The South African lock will have minor surgery on a fresh knee injury this week.
# Sarah Rowe
Mayo sweating on fitness of AFLW star after shoulder surgery in Australia
Sarah Rowe starred for Collingwood this season, while carrying a shoulder problem.
# On The Sidelines
All Blacks captain to miss rest of Super Rugby season with chest injury
Sam Cane will undergo surgery after suffering a pectoral muscle tear.
# taking a stand
Norway players wear t-shirts in protest of Qatar World Cup as Odegaard forced off with injury
The t-shirts read ‘Human rights, on and off the pitch’ in support of migrant workers and were donned prior to their win over Gibraltar.
# Injury
'I ran straight over to the doctor at the water break and said, 'I'm in serious bother here''
Paddy Durcan on the quad problem that forced him off at half-time in the All-Ireland final.
# playmaker
Henry Slade emerges as a doubt for England's clash with Ireland
The Exeter centre won’t train today after picking up a leg injury.
# Fitness
Playmaking 12 Frawley 'developing nicely' as he gets set for Leinster return
The 23-year-old Skerries man has had a frustrating time with injury.
# Blow
Ryan and Ringrose ruled out of England game as POM rejoins Ireland squad
The Munster man has completed his suspension.