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# Unlucky

Last month
September 2023
Séamus Power forced to withdraw from Irish Open through injury
The Waterford native has been struggling with hip issues during the 2023 season.
This year
Kyrgios withdraws from Wimbledon due to wrist injury
The 28-year-old previously withdrew from the Australian Open due to a knee injury.
Last year
McGeeney philosophical after Armagh's 'cruel' championship exit
Kieran McGeeney’s side went out on penalties to Galway in the All-Ireland quarter-final.
Double-bogey trips up Shane Lowry who finishes in tie for third place at RBC Heritage
The Offaly native just missed out on a play-off after a strong performance in South Carolina.
Another injury setback for Dave Kearney as Leinster winger ruled out 'for a number of months'
Out-half Ross Byrne is also a doubt for Saturday’s trip to play Munster.
Gutsy Ireland fall narrowly short to Switzerland in Euro pre-qualifier
Mark Keenan’s side were within four points of their opponents towards the end but were overpowered in Fribourg.
Willie Mullins' Arkle favourite Ferny Hollow ruled out of Cheltenham festival
The gelding has a sore suspensory and connections have decided not to run him again this season.
All time
Andy Murray 'in the bad books at home' after wedding ring stolen along with tennis shoes
The British star explained he left his tennis shoes outside and were nowhere to be seen when he returned in the morning.
Thigh injury forces Spanish youngster and world number 55 player out of US Open quarter-final
Carlos Alcaraz was forced to withdraw from his match against Felix Auger-Aliassime with a right adductor injury.
Appeal fails as Thomas Barr falls short of Olympic final spot in 400m hurdles
Ireland had lodged an objection against Italy’s Alessandro Sibilio.
Power ruled out of Galway Festival over back surgery, Samcro allotted top weight
Power say he hopes to return to fitness in time for the Listowel Festival in September.
Northern Ireland suffer narrow defeat to Andriy Shevchenko's Ukraine
Oleksandr Zubkov netted the winner after only 10 minutes.
Ireland's Power misses cut in Florida while McDowell manages to squeeze through
The Waterford man misses out on the weekend at the Valspar Championship while Austin Cook and Paul Casey share the lead.
Major Six Nations blow for Wales as Faletau fractures his arm
The 28-year-old was making his Bath comeback from another broken forearm.
Disappointment for ex-League of Ireland star in Club World Cup as Tunisian side miss out on semis
Aymen Ben Mohamed was in action for ES Tunis who missed out on a spot in the semi-finals of the competition.
McDowell edged out on final hole of QBE Shootout in Florida
The Northern Irishman finished second at the event for the second year running.
Irish midfielder's Bali move collapses after three days following nine-day stint at Dunfermline
It’s been a difficult few weeks for Dubliner Willo Flood.
Colombia and Japan will meet Belgium or England in the World Cup last 16
The Asian side breathed a sigh of relief as they progressed despite losing 1-0 to Poland.
Ireland's Louise Quinn and Katie McCabe suffer heartache as Arsenal lose FA Cup final
Arsenal lost out 3-1 to Chelsea at Wembley.
Injury rules out Ger Aylward as Kilkenny team named for league decider
Aylward limped off during Kilkenny’s league semi-final victory over Wexford.
Lazio fall for email scam and pay €2 million instalment to fraudsters for defender - report
Lazio seemingly received an email that appeared to be from the Dutch club Feyenoord asking for the €2 million along with bank account details.
Inspired Scotland go desperately close to beating All Blacks
It took an injury-time tackle from Beauden Barrett on Stuart Hogg to deny a famous victory.
Scientists have solved the mystery of why so many mammoth fossils are male
Young male Ice Age mammoths likely roamed alone and got themselves into risky situations.
Another moment to forget for Benfica's teenage goalkeeper as Man United get job done
Mile Svilar saved a penalty but also scored an unfortunate own goal as Jose Mourinho’s side won 2-0.
Ireland's Sanita Puspure narrowly misses out on a medal at the Rowing World Championships
The 34-year-old finished just outside the medals in Florida.
Lowry and Harrington fail to challenge on final day of Portugal Masters
Denmark’s Lucas Bjerregaard went on to win the tournament after carding a 65 in the final round.
Leicester's new €24m signing ineligible until January after they miss deadline by 14 seconds
Adrien Silva faces a long wait to make his Premier League debut.
Conor McCarthy introduction vital as off-colour Monaghan survive gutsy Carlow test
The Farney’s season flashed before their eyes tonight.
Sean O'Brien set for scan after shoulder injury in Lions' draw
Meanwhile, Warren Gatland confirmed that Alun Wyn Jones passed his HIA.
'It was a tough call' - O'Mahony goes from captain to out of the Lions' Test 23
The Munster man has been left out of the second Test squad.
Robbie Henshaw's tour looks to be over as Lions wait on scan results
The outlook is not good for the Ireland and Leinster centre.
'I'm gutted' - Stuart Hogg ruled out of the rest of the Lions' tour
The Lions have not called up a replacement player.
Hogg injury a worry for Lions but Murray fine after dislocated finger
The fullback collided with the Lions scrum-half’s elbow during the win over the Crusaders.
Ireland bow out of U17 Euros after quarter-final defeat to England
Colin O’Brien’s side were beaten 1-0 in Zagreb this afternoon.
Someone's million euro Lotto ticket has just become a useless piece of paper
The 90 days to claim the prize have now passed.
Heartbreak for ex-League of Ireland players in America
Eamon Zayed and Colin Falvey suffered disappointment at Belson Stadium in New York.
Cork City undone late on by Roma in Uefa Youth League
3,014 fans showed up at Turner’s Cross to follow the Leesiders’ U19s.
Another setback for Rob Kearney as knee injury sidelines Leinster fullback
The 30-year-old is waiting on the results of medical tests on his knee.
Last-gasp Russia goal leaves dominant England frustrated
The buildup to the match had been marred by pitched battles between fans in the streets of Marseille.
Houses with the number 13 sell for less in many parts of the country. Why?
It’s possible we have a sneaking fear of the number 13.