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'I had to turn it off... 'I can't watch this'': Rugby can wait as Dan Leavy eyes long road back
The Leinster and Ireland flanker has found the sport he loves to be a tough watch since his horror knee injury.
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Triple injury blow tempers Munster celebrations
Tommy O’Donnell suffered a suspected broken leg while Rhys Marshall and Dan Goggin also took serious knocks.
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'He said 'Josh you're good at this'': Sage advice keeping Van der Flier positive on road to recovery
The Leinster flanker injured his ACL on the opening day of the Six Nations and admits a wince at the brilliant performances of Dan Leavy in his absence.
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Shoulder leaves Heenan in race against time to play for Connacht again
‘In terms of someone that has had injuries in the past, I have yet to see a player that has worked as hard to get himself back in a position to play,” says forwrds coach Jimmy Duffy.
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Connacht lose back row Butler for six weeks to knee injury
Second row Andrew Browne’s ankle injury requires surgery and he will now be out until the New Year.
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Fresh injury concern for Sean O'Brien as he meets with shoulder specialist
The Leinster openside is seeking further counsel on the injury that keep him out for so much of last season.
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Angry O'Brien calls on players to 'grow up, know what's expected in an Ireland jersey'
‘We can be proud of our performance against the World Champions, but it still wasn’t good enough’, says the Tullow Tank.
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Niall Ronan: ‘There were days I wondered if I’d ever recover at all’
After two appearances in an injury ravaged 10 months, the Munster openside is hoping to make his first team return permanent this weekend.