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Wednesday 27 September 2023 Dublin: 16°C

# luckless

This year
‘You start thinking: why am I bothering to play football?’
Ex-Ireland international Alan Judge on seeking help and his determination to persevere in spite of numerous setbacks.
Last year
Munster not expecting RG Snyman to return to action until next year
Rassie Erasmus last week wondered aloud whether Snyman would be fit for next year’s World Cup.
Leicester defender Ricardo Pereira out for six months after Achilles surgery
Portugal right-back Pereira had an operation on Thursday after sustaining the injury during last Sunday’s friendly win against Sevilla.
All time
'Addison is probably unparalleled in Irish rugby in terms of that ability'
The Ulster fullback’s misfortune was discussed on The42 Rugby Weekly Extra.
Ulster win again but Will Addison carried off on a stretcher with serious-looking injury
Ulster defeated the Lions with a bonus-point win at Kingspan Stadium tonight.
Danny Grant opens up on injury nightmare since Huddersfield move
Grant has yet to play a game since moving to the club from Bohemians at the start of the year.
Henderson has surgery as Liverpool's injury crisis deepens
The captain is out until at least April with a groin injury.
Kenny doing best to look ahead as injury and Covid strikes squad again
Aaron Connolly and Callum Robinson are out of Ireland’s forthcoming games, including tomorrow’s friendly with England.
Spate of previous injuries means Carbery can benefit from lay-off
The out-half will hope to hit the ground running in pre-season and make up for lost time.
Barcelona star Dembele set to miss Euros after undergoing surgery
The injury-cursed 22-year-old suffered a serious hamstring tear in training last week.
Messi injured again as Barcelona get much-needed win over Villarreal
The Argentine was forced off at half time in what was his first start of the season.
Cruel blow for Ulster's Coetzee as ankle surgery rules him out of World Cup
The Springbok back row suffered the injury during Saturday’s Test against Argentina.
Vertonghen gives Tottenham injury scare ahead of Champions League final
The Belgian defender completed a stunning Champions League outing in Amsterdam, but left through the back door after picking up an untimely knock.
Billy Vunipola to miss England's date with All Blacks due to fractured arm
Meanwhile, Leinster are assessing issues for Cian Healy, Rob Kearney and Dan Leavy.
More injury woe for Andy Carroll as West Ham confirm pre-season setback
Winston Reid is also facing a period out of action.
Wallabies centre Horne forced to retire a week after suffering arm injury
Northampton Saints confirmed the news this morning.
Cunningham's Ireland injury curse: 'He deserves recognition and hopefully that will come'
A hamstring problem has ruled the Preston North End left-back out of Friday’s friendly against Turkey.
Injury curse strikes again as fresh ankle problem set to end Dave Kearney's season
The Ireland international will undergo further tests this week.
'I was in a dark enough place': Kearney looks to put injury-ravaged season behind him
The winger has been sidelined for 23 weeks of the season but is back to full fitness and ready to help Leinster’s push for silverware.
Blow for Tomás O'Leary as knee injury sidelines him for 7 weeks
The 33-year-old will miss a number of key games for Montpellier.
World Cup looks to be over for Rhys Ruddock after recurrence of arm injury
The blindside was replaced by Jack Conan after 20 minutes today.