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Monday 29 May 2023 Dublin: 16°C

# Back in action

This month
May 2023
# Back in action
Messi returns to PSG training following suspension over Saudi Arabia trip
Messi was fined and suspended for a promotional visit to the Middle East country without permission.
This year
# tribe talk
'My initial fears were that my season was over' - Comer eyeing Galway glory after knee setback
The Tribe are targeting Allianz football league Division 1 success as they look to go one further than last year.
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Aki poised for first Connacht appearance since December
A training ground incident led to speculation about Aki’s future at Connacht, but he is available for this weekend’s clash with Benetton.
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Dublin's standard-bearer: No one but Cluxton could have pulled off a return like this
The Dublin number one is back in Dessie Farrell’s squad.
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Woods impresses on return to PGA Tour, McIlroy makes strong start
Woods birdied the final three holes in his first competitive round since last year’s Open Championship.
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'I don’t think I’ve ever been as nervous as I was before a game' - Sexton
The 37-year-old Ireland captain explained the confusion around his HIA in Cardiff.
# good news
Evan Ferguson could feature in Brighton's Premier League clash tomorrow
The Irish teenage star escaped serious injury last weekend, and could return as early as against Bournemouth tomorrow.
Last year
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'It’s great to get a guy of Keith’s calibre' - Huge boost for Munster with Earls return
The 35-year-old is back ahead of a crucial run of games for Munster.
# back to her best
After two-year concussion nightmare, Rutledge proves Kilmacud's Leinster final hero
‘You’re like, ‘When will I ever get back? When will I ever be able to do what they’re doing?’ That was something that I struggled with a lot.’
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Woods to return to golf at Hero World Challenge next month
Woods hasn’t played since the Open at St Andrews in July.
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Connacht's Irish internationals return for their trip to South Africa
Bundee Aki, Mack Hansen and Finlay Bealham are all included in the squad for the games against the Stormers and the Bulls.
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Hansen, Bealham and Thornbury return to give Connacht a necessary boost
Andy Friend’s side take on Benetton tomorrow needing a win to have any hope of making the URC play-offs.
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Wales say prop Tomas Francis available to face France after head injury
Prop passed a head injury assessment during Wales’ clash against England.
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England recall Ford to Six Nations squad for injured captain Farrell
Jones named Farrell, a childhood friend of Ford, as England skipper last week.
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Ireland star Dorothy Wall returns for Blackrock, and the rest of the weekend's Women's AIL previews
Dave Mervyn looks ahead to the weekend’s action in the Women’s AIL.
All time
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Cullen close to completing Covid isolation as Leinster return to training
The head coach hopes Leinster will face Ulster on New Year’s Day in Belfast.
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Anscombe handed fly-half start as Wales take on New Zealand
Wales face a huge challenge in their Autumn Nations Series opener.
# Cathal McShane
'Everybody asked me, why wouldn't you go to Australia? I think today answers that'
After turning down an AFL offer, Cathal McShane got to savour All-Ireland glory with Tyrone.
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Gordon Elliott poised for return to action at Punchestown
Oh Purple Reign will be first runner back for the Meath trainer after his six-month ban.
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Van Dijk among Liverpool defensive trio involved in Austrian training camp after injuries
Joel Matip and Trent Alexander-Arnold were also welcomed back for pre-season.
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Lions look to sink teeth into Sharks after a day of Covid chaos in SA
Warren Gatland is sending out an exciting team this evening.
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Springboks name three new caps as Lions warm-up begins with Georgia clash
The World Cup winners haven’t played a Test match in 19 months.
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Springboks cleared to return to training after three positive Covid-19 cases
Scrum-half Herschel Jantjies has been cleared of the virus after re-testing.
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Harry Maguire fit and ready to face Scotland after recovering from ankle injury
The England centre-back was an established part of Gareth Southgate’s squad before being sidelined.
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Manu Tuilagi ‘fit and ready to go’ if England come calling
The centre has recovered from an Achilles injury.
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Ireland defender returns to Sheffield United training after six-week absence
The centre-back has stepped up his recovery from a dislocated toe suffered on 15 February.
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Harry Kane returns to spark Tottenham to win over West Brom
The fit-again England captain opened the scoring before Son Heung-min sealed a 2-0 success.
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Jack Byrne makes first appearance since McCarthy's sacking in crucial Apoel win
The Cypriot side are in good form under new manager Savvas Poursaitidis.
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Odhrán MacNiallais set for Donegal return - report
The Gaoth Dobhair man has not played for Donegal since opting off the panel ahead of the 2019 season.
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Can Munster continue Clermont momentum away to McFarland's Ulster?
The northern province have made 11 changes for the meeting at Kingspan Stadium.
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Andy Murray handed wild card at Australian Open
The Scot played just seven tour-level matches this year.
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Waterford senior named at centre-forward and one Tipperary change for Munster U20 semi-final
Iarlaith Daly is selected for the clash in the Fraher Field.
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Heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua to face Pulev in first fight in a year
Joshua has fought since outpointing Andy Ruiz Jr to regain his titles on 7 December, 2019.
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Finn Russell and Richie Gray return to Scotland fold
Both players have been named in Gregor Townsend’s 40-man squad.
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Longford champions win DRA appeal over 48-week ban
Killoe Emmet Óg are now free to return to feature in the senior football championship.
Lakers advance to Western Conference semi-finals as playoffs resume following player boycott
Many players arrived at the arenas wearing Black Lives Matter slogans on their t-shirts.
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Reigning senior champions triumph as Laois and Offaly action resumes after lockdown
Portlaoise and Ferbane amongst the winners as the senior football action returned.
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Reinforced Munster look to down top dogs Leinster as rugby returns
Irish rugby is finally set to kick-off this evening behind closed doors at the Aviva Stadium.
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Players kneel as NBA restarts in Florida 'bubble'
LeBron James led the Los Angeles Lakers to a pulsating 103-101 defeat of the Los Angeles Clippers in the day’s second game.
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'In March I was seeing a good few cases, I was very pessimistic about GAA this year'
As a GP and Cork club football manager, Paul O’Keeffe is well placed to assess the changed nature of the 2020 GAA season.