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# Update

This week
29th January 2023 - 3rd February 2023
# On The Mend
Tottenham boss Conte says gallbladder surgery has 'gone well'
‘I’m already feeling better… I can’t wait to get back on the field with the team.’
# Update
Evan Ferguson avoids knee ligament damage but bruised bone keeps Brighton on alert
Hopes now grow that the Brighton teenager will return in time to be available for Ireland’s opening Euro 2024 qualifier.
# Injury Update
Kelleher managing hamstring injury as Stewart links up with Ireland
The Leinster man has had a cruel time with injuries recently.
Last week
22nd January 2023 - 28th January 2023
# Update
Ivan Nemer suspended over Cherif Traore Christmas banana gift
Italy international ‘deeply sorry for what happened’.
# Update
Haley faces ankle scan, while Wycherley free from Munster's 'giraffe sanctuary' and fit to play
Forwards coach Andi Kyriacou also revealed the influence John Ryan has had on younger players ahead of his final game this Saturday.
Last month
January 2023
# Update
'That's the plan' - Furlong targeting Wales game for return from latest injury setback
The tighthead is stepping up his recovery from a calf issue.
# Update
Leinster issue Sexton update and confirm fresh injury setback for Furlong
Both players will miss this weekend’s Champions Cup clash with Gloucester but are expected to be fit in time for the Six Nations.
# Update
Munster pair emerge as doubts ahead of Champions Cup clash
Diarmuid Barron (shoulder) and Josh Wycherley (ribs) may not recover in time to face Northampton Saints.
# damar hamlin
NFL player shows 'remarkable improvement' after mid-game cardiac arrest
His club, the Buffalos Bills, have issued a statement.
# Update
NFL's Hamlin has 'signs of improvement' but still critical
The 24-year-old defensive back collapsed Monday night after receiving a hard hit in the chest during a tackle.
# jeremy renner
Marvel actor Jeremy Renner shares hospital selfie after snow plough accident
Renner suffered severe injuries on Sunday morning near his Nevada home.
# Update
Munster's Synman back running but won't return imminently
The World Cup winner is currently recovering from a second cruciate injury
Last year
2022
# Update
Leinster to make decision on Furlong and Connors ahead of Connacht clash
The pair will need ‘further assessment this week before a final decision will be made on their participation.’
# Update
Treviso suspend player in Traore Christmas banana racism row
Earlier on Thursday, the URC had asked the club to provide a report.
# Update
Pele to spend Christmas in hospital as cancer worsens
The 82-year-old “requires greater care related to renal and cardiac dysfunctions.”
# Update
Ireland duo return to give Norwich City early Christmas present
Adam Idah and Andrew Omobamidele are back in contention to feature in tomorrow’s game with Swansea City.
# Update
'There is no emergency' - Pele’s daughter allays fears over Brazil great’s health
The 82-year-old continues to be treated for colon cancer.
# Update
Mark Sykes in line for Ireland bow after he gets call up for friendlies
Stephen Kenny has brought in the Bristol City winger following the withdrawal of strikers Scott Hogan and Will Keane.
# Update
Four of Leinster's Ireland stars need further assessment ahead of Springboks
In better news, Ryan Baird will be available to train with the Ireland squad this week following his recent head injury.
# Update
Clare defender to undergo surgery after suffering serious injury during club game
There was a lengthy delay in the ambulance arriving to take Jason McCarthy to hospital from Cusack Park.
# Update
Worcester set to face Gloucester in cup clash despite financial crisis
Warriors are believed to have identified a number of loan players to alleviate their situation.
# Update
Munster receive injury boost ahead of season opener
Alex Kendellen and John Hodnett have both returned to training ahead of Saturday’s meeting with Cardiff.
# Update
Chelsea goalkeeper Berger set for more treatment after recurrence of thyroid cancer
Berger had been diagnosed with the disease during November 2017, but went on to make a full recovery.
# Your Say
Poll: How often do you update your phone's software?
Do you keep the system up to scratch?
# Update
White a major All-Ireland final concern for Kerry - 'He had a scan done, he's doubtful'
The defender limped off towards of Sunday’s game against Dublin.
# Update
Lowry and Power lead Irish challenge at JP McManus Pro-Am as Jordan Spieth is disqualified
Tiger Woods, meanwhile, toiled to a round of five-over.
# Outbreak
Nine cases of monkeypox have been detected in Ireland
None of those who contracted the virus have needed to be hospitalised.
# Update
Coleman out but wholesale changes not expected for Ukraine clash
Stephen Kenny has been speaking ahead of tomorrow’s Nations League game in Dublin.
# Update
Leinster wait on Furlong, Sexton and Lowe ahead of semi-final date with Bulls
Hooker Rónan Kelleher has already been ruled out of Friday’s game at the RDS.
# Update
Leinster without Kelleher for URC quarter-final as Sexton nurses ankle injury
The province are back in URC action this weekend as they welcome Glasgow Warriors to the RDS.
# Update
Northern Ireland gymnasts told to change Irish registration for Commonwealth Games
Rhys McClenaghan and two other gymnasts have been told they are ineligible to compete in the event this summer.
# Update
Injured Leinster pair Tadhg Furlong and James Lowe to step up training ahead of Champions Cup final
Both players picked up injuries during the province’s semi-final win over Toulouse.
# Update
Porter, Kelleher, Larmour step up training load ahead of Connacht clashes
James Ryan and Ryan Baird remain sidelined ahead of the Champions Cup ties.
# Update
Bristol City goalkeeper Max O'Leary called into Ireland squad
Gavin Bazunu has been forced to withdraw from the squad due to illness.
# Derby
Connacht without Aki, Hansen, and Bealham but Carty and Heffernan return
Shane Delahunt’s season is over due to a hamstring injury.
# Update
Italy's Colbrelli 'in stable condition' after collapse
The reigning European road race champion was given emergency CPR at the finish line in the coastal town of Sant Feliu de Guixols.
# Update
Loughman called up by Ireland as Henderson returns for England game
Jordan Larmour has been ruled out of the rest of the Six Nations with injury.
# Update
'Brexit is a golden opportunity' - What the FAI have done to improve youth development, and what they have yet to do
Academy manager Will Clarke offers an insight into the work being done in Ireland as the FAI launch this year’s national underage leagues.
# Update
Galway student to make full recovery after serious head injury in All-Ireland quarter-final
The clash between Presentation College, Athenry and Ardscoil Rís from Limerick was abandoned after an accidental clash between players.
# Update
Leinster's Frawley set for spell on the sidelines, Lowe to resume training
Frawley will be out of action for a period of four to six weeks due to a facial injury.