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# Long road back

This year
A famous goal and a 'horrible' All-Ireland defeat - Cork champs return to Thurles
Last year
'I've done everything possible' - World Cup the motivation for returning Kiernan
All time
Fit-again Justin Tipuric to captain Wales in autumn internationals
'Honestly I was thinking about the anniversary coming up… it was tough'
'It doesn't matter if I get back playing, just get this pain out of my knee on a daily basis'
Mustaki called up to Ireland squad in Spain after two-year hiatus
'It's only when you're back that you realise what you had lost'
'It's probably the toughest thing I've ever had to endure - given my medical history, that's big to say'
'I should not have continued playing' - Vertonghen opens up on nine-month struggle post-concussion
'It's been a bumpy road back. The last six months particularly have been really, really tough'
Down star returns to championship action eight-and-a-half months after horror head injury
'It turned out there was a tumour in the ankle... I didn't mind the physical pain, it was just mentally so draining'
Irish international Richard Keogh 'in a really bad way' since Derby County sacking
'I know how lucky I am to be here today' - Grateful Froome focused on getting back to his best
5 challenges James Horan faces as he bids to turn Mayo's summer around
Living the dream, surviving the pain: has it all been worth it for Alan Moore?
Mickey Newman points the way for Meath in victory against Tipperary
Irish international Megan Campbell nearing end of injury hell
'I'll be back next year' - Tribe star Conroy explains his recovery from horror injury
'The recovery has started already' - Galway star Conroy confirms he broke both of his legs
'I was rushed into a side-room and a doctor said, 'You're heading towards kidney failure''
'They’re looking straight past us' - Ireland star believes Norway are underestimating them
After two years of injury hell, free agent Cazorla returns to Villarreal following Arsenal exit
'I looked down and Aidan O’Shea pushed my head back and said, 'Tom don’t look at it''
'I can't wait to pull on the Leinster jersey. It feels good to be a rugby player again'
'I've been watching from the sidelines for the past two years, wishing I was out there'
Carlton's Louth star set for long-awaited return to action from cruciate injury
Football's most injury-prone player prepares for yet another comeback
'If it happened 20 years ago, I would have to retire' - Documentary on Cooper's road back