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# Setback

This week
29th January 2023 - 4th February 2023
# Setback
Injury blow for Ireland and Liverpool striker as comeback date pushed back
Leanne Kiernan was due to return this month but is instead in a protective boot with early April target for return.
# Setback
Man Utd’s Christian Eriksen likely to be out until ‘late April or early May’
The Denmark international left Old Trafford on crutches on Saturday after a challenge from Reading’s Andy Carroll.
Last week
22nd January 2023 - 4th February 2023
# Setback
'We picked the team which we thought was good enough to win' - Andy Friend defends selection
Connacht must now travel to Benetton for last 16 Challenge Cup match.
Last month
January 2023
# Setback
Rafael Nadal to be sidelined for at least six weeks with Australian Open injury
A scan in Melbourne on Thursday showed the Spaniard suffered a tear to the iliopsoas muscle in his left hip.
# Setback
Italy's Garbisi to miss start of Six Nations with knee injury
The out-half is expected to be out of action for six to eight weeks.
Last year
2022
# 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.
# Setback
Knee injury set to rule Coleman out of Cork senior hurling plans for 2023
The 2017 All-Star is set to be sidelined.
# Setback
Chelsea’s Armando Broja out for rest of season after rupturing cruciate ligament
The Albania international was hurt in a collision during a 1-0 defeat to Aston Villa on Sunday.
# Setback
'It doesn't look positive' - Chelsea forward suffers knee injury in friendly
Armando Broja screamed out in pain before being taken off on a stretcher.
# Setback
Robbie Henshaw ruled out until early 2023 following wrist surgery
In better news for Leinster, Jordan Larmour and James Lowe are both expected to train fully this week.
# Setback
Senegal beat Qatar to leave World Cup hosts on brink of early exit
The African champions had opened with a 2-0 loss to the Netherlands.
# Setback
All Blacks veteran Perenara tears Achilles tendon
New Zealand coach Ian Foster has confirmed the scrum-half ruptured his Achilles tendon in last weekend’s draw with England.
# Setback
Germany striker Werner ruled out of World Cup with ankle injury
Flick will name his 26-man squad for the tournament on 16 November.
Rassie gives worrying Snyman update as Munster sign lock cover
The Munster second row has been sidelined for over a year with a re-ruptured ACL in his left knee.
# Setback
England and Chelsea defender Reece James set to miss World Cup with knee injury
Chelsea say the 22-year-old is expected to be sidelined for eight weeks.
# Setback
LIV Golf suffers blow as players denied ranking points
The Saudi-funded breakaway recently spoke of a new strategic alliance with the MENA Tour.
# No Luck
Setback for Stockdale as Ulster wing goes for scan on his ankle
The 26-year-old had only just returned from a year out of the game.
# Nicole Owens
Dublin star forward suffers another significant knee injury
Nicole Owens is set for another lengthy spell on the sidelines.
# Setback
Emile Smith Rowe set for spell on sidelines after surgery on groin issue
The 22-year-old has managed just 48 minutes of football across four substitute appearances so far this season.
# Setback
Pressure increases on David Moyes as he comes unstuck against former club
Everton earned a big win over West Ham today.
# Setback
Kerry's Joe O'Connor set for lengthy absence due to ACL injury
The Austin Stacks midfielder was Kerry captain for the 2022 season.
# Setback
Knee surgery rules Ireland striker Adam Idah out for Armenia and Scotland games
Norwich boss Dean Smith confirmed Idah suffered a setback on his return.
# Setback
Disappointment for Irish trio as Burnley's unbeaten start ends
Josh Cullen, Dara Costelloe and Luke McNally were all involved tonight.
# Setback
Northern Ireland's hopes of reaching Euro knockout stages all but end after Austria loss
Goals from Katharina Schiechtl and Katharina Naschenweng sealed the win for Austria.
# Setback
Ireland's tour gets off to a terrible start after Maori All Blacks stun visitors
Ireland lost 32-17 to the Maori All Blacks in Hamilton this morning.
# ruled out
Another blow for the All Blacks with Will Jordan latest to be hit by Covid
The Kiwis have now recorded six positive tests within their group.
# Setback
Big blow for All Blacks as Covid-19 hits camp before Ireland clash
Head coach Ian Foster is among the four people to have tested positive.
# Setback
Fans turn on Gareth Southgate as sorry England are hammered at home by Hungary
A 4-0 success was only the second time the visitors had won away against the Three Lions.
# Setback
Egan set to miss Scotland clash as Kenny reveals defender was due to be captain
Ireland boss to make a number of changes in bid to get first Nations League points on the board in crucial clash on Saturday.
# Setback
Northern Ireland beaten by Gus Poyet's Greece in Belfast as Nations League woes continue
It means Northern Ireland are still without a win after 11 attempts in the Nations League.
# Setback
Ireland underage international among 8 players released by Wolves
Conor Carty is on the lookout for a new club.
# Setback
Burnley survival hopes suffer big blow following loss to Aston Villa
It was a first defeat for Mike Jackson after taking over as caretaker manager at Burnley.
# Setback
Olympic champion Kellie Harrington won't compete at World Championships
The Dubliner has been ruled out through injury.
# 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.
# Setback
Achilles injury concern for Tipp's McGrath as he awaits scan
The All-Ireland winning forward was forced off in the first half yesterday against Clare.
# Setback
Southampton's teenage defender backed to recover from horror injury
James Ward-Prowse says the Saints’ players will give Tino Livramento all the support required.
# Setback
South African World Cup winner ruled out for the rest of the season with injury
Montpellier’s Cobus Reinach has a shoulder injury which is a blow to their European Champions Cup and domestic double hopes.
# Disappointment
Arsenal players feeling ‘really down’ after latest setback
Mikel Arteta’s side suffered a third consecutive Premier League defeat.
# Setback
Arsenal’s top four hopes hit by home loss to Brighton
Enock Mwepu was the star of the show for the visitors in north London.
# Setback
LeBron James' season is over
The crisis-hit NBA giants confirmed the news on Friday.