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Players recovering at home after freak injuries in abandoned Munster schools rugby game
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Players recovering at home after freak injuries in abandoned Munster schools rugby game

Feb 9th 2017, 11:15 AM 36,958 Views 27 Comments

The match was abandoned at Musgrave Park yesterday.

'I was flat on my back, in a neck brace, head brace and spinal board. It was scary.'
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'I was flat on my back, in a neck brace, head brace and spinal board. It was scary.'

Jan 19th 2017, 12:06 PM 19,416 Views 37 Comments

Minister Naughten was knocked off his bike at the start of the year.

'They wouldn’t let me get up off the bed, collar on straight away. That was the scariest part of it'
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'They wouldn’t let me get up off the bed, collar on straight away. That was the scariest part of it'

Nov 3rd 2016, 12:05 AM 8,322 Views 0 Comments

Eoghan Donnellan, from the new Clare senior hurling champions, was released from the Mater Hospital yesterday.

Van Vleuten thanks well-wishers as recovery continues
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Van Vleuten thanks well-wishers as recovery continues

Aug 9th 2016, 4:16 PM 7,387 Views 4 Comments

Message of support have flooded in for Annemiek van Vleuten, and the Dutchwoman took time to thank the well-wishers.

'I am a miracle' - Ginola heaps praise on those who saved his life
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'I am a miracle' - Ginola heaps praise on those who saved his life

Jun 6th 2016, 7:28 PM 5,537 Views 1 Comment

The former Newcastle star is still planning to work as a commentator at the European Championships despite his major health scare.

Minor health concern keeping German legend Mattias Sammer from Bayern games
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Minor health concern keeping German legend Mattias Sammer from Bayern games

Apr 24th 2016, 8:36 PM 6,608 Views 3 Comments

Bayern Munich announce the reason for sporting director Matthias Sammer being absent from their dugout.

Kevin Doyle issues positive injury update after undergoing plastic surgery
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Kevin Doyle issues positive injury update after undergoing plastic surgery

Mar 26th 2016, 1:43 PM 9,954 Views 3 Comments

The Ireland striker was stretchered off during last night’s win against Switzerland at the Aviva Stadium.

Back in the saddle after a neck injury, now it's all about Cheltenham for rising Irish star
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Back in the saddle after a neck injury, now it's all about Cheltenham for rising Irish star

Feb 28th 2016, 8:05 AM 5,398 Views 1 Comment

Cork jockey Jonathan Burke can’t wait to get back to the racetrack.

Big boost for Ireland as O'Donnell winning England fitness race
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Big boost for Ireland as O'Donnell winning England fitness race

Feb 20th 2016, 12:46 PM 7,281 Views 6 Comments

Stomach illness forced the Munster flanker off against Glasgow Warriors on Friday night.

Michael Noonan confirms he had pneumonia over Christmas
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Michael Noonan confirms he had pneumonia over Christmas

Jan 5th 2016, 3:09 PM 15,225 Views 61 Comments

The Finance Minister has revealed more details about his Christmas health scare.

Gay Byrne thanks fans for well wishes following heart attack
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Gay Byrne thanks fans for well wishes following heart attack

Dec 30th 2015, 8:39 PM 20,560 Views 34 Comments

“I’m feeling better and on the road to recovery.”

Ireland boost as Henshaw is on course to be fit for Six Nations
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Ireland boost as Henshaw is on course to be fit for Six Nations

Dec 29th 2015, 9:45 AM 4,965 Views 10 Comments

Connacht star could be back in action as early as 10 January.

Could Rory McIlroy be set for dramatic return to action at next week's US PGA?
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Could Rory McIlroy be set for dramatic return to action at next week's US PGA?

Aug 4th 2015, 9:45 AM 8,580 Views 5 Comments

McIlroy hasn’t played since injuring his ankle last month.

Colin O'Riordan's brother given all clear after being knocked out in action for Tipp yesterday
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Colin O'Riordan's brother given all clear after being knocked out in action for Tipp yesterday

Jun 15th 2015, 11:34 AM 5,854 Views 0 Comments

Alan O’Riordan is recovering from a sickening clash of heads against Kerry in yesterday’s Munster junior football semi-final.

'It's a bit of a blessing that I won't take contact for another few weeks' -- George North
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'It's a bit of a blessing that I won't take contact for another few weeks' -- George North

Jun 2nd 2015, 7:10 PM 5,242 Views 6 Comments

Welsh winger is now in line to face Ireland in the Rugby World Cup warm-up match.

'I think he was on the table for four or five hours' - Mahony starts broken shin recovery
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'I think he was on the table for four or five hours' - Mahony starts broken shin recovery

May 14th 2015, 9:05 AM 7,498 Views 2 Comments

The Waterford hurler went under the knife this week.

Tyrone will be without their legendary manager for tomorrow's relegation battle with Kerry
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Tyrone will be without their legendary manager for tomorrow's relegation battle with Kerry

Apr 4th 2015, 10:51 AM 5,608 Views 2 Comments

Mickey Harte is recovering from a surgical procedure and won’t be in Omagh.

Garda shot in New Orleans thanks Irish community for kind messages of support
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Garda shot in New Orleans thanks Irish community for kind messages of support

Feb 16th 2015, 11:16 PM 17,347 Views 31 Comments

Garda Brian Hanrahan was on holidays when he was shot several times.

Johnny Sexton gave an update on his concussion recovery tonight
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Johnny Sexton gave an update on his concussion recovery tonight

Jan 9th 2015, 7:52 PM 8,844 Views 15 Comments

Sexton should hopefully be available for the second 6 Nations game.

Pele improving but still on dialysis - hospital
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Pele improving but still on dialysis - hospital

Nov 28th 2014, 7:54 PM 2,567 Views 1 Comment

The revered Brazilian took to Twitter to, politely, ask people to give him a little space.

'Big personalities are coming back' - Fanning delighted to see return of Leinster's wounded
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'Big personalities are coming back' - Fanning delighted to see return of Leinster's wounded

Nov 28th 2014, 6:48 PM 5,202 Views 2 Comments

Jordi Murphy and Dave Kearney were back last weekend, and others are expected to be available in the near future.

Remember Mark Fish? He's recovering from a heart attack today
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Remember Mark Fish? He's recovering from a heart attack today

Nov 11th 2014, 12:18 PM 9,633 Views 6 Comments

‘I want to start taking better care of myself,’ said the former Lazio and Bolton centre half.

'Tiny Dancer' Lily-Mae is now officially 9 months cancer free
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'Tiny Dancer' Lily-Mae is now officially 9 months cancer free

Jul 19th 2014, 1:56 PM 10,234 Views 21 Comments

Great news for the 5-year-old.

'Deep down, I knew': Colm Cooper on the long road back from cruciate injury
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'Deep down, I knew': Colm Cooper on the long road back from cruciate injury

Apr 10th 2014, 8:00 AM 10,878 Views 5 Comments

Kerry star “nearly 100% resigned” to fact that he won’t play again until 2015.

Snapshot: Ciaran Kilkenny set for cruciate recovery with teammate Kevin O'Brien
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Snapshot: Ciaran Kilkenny set for cruciate recovery with teammate Kevin O'Brien

Mar 10th 2014, 5:40 PM 7,073 Views 1 Comment

The Dublin players are going to be undergoing rehabilitation from the injuries.

'You just knew. You heard a crack and your foot is gone in a completely different direction'
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'You just knew. You heard a crack and your foot is gone in a completely different direction'

Jan 24th 2014, 8:15 AM 6,376 Views 2 Comments

Killian Young faces a fight to win back his Kerry jersey — but first he has to get himself fit.

Galway's Fergal Moore recovered after being knocked out in hurling league game
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Galway's Fergal Moore recovered after being knocked out in hurling league game

May 15th 2013, 7:00 AM 2,013 Views 9 Comments

The defender had to spend two days in hospital after the league semi-final against Kilkenny in Thurles.

Rory O'Carroll targeting championship comeback for the Dubs
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Rory O'Carroll targeting championship comeback for the Dubs

Apr 17th 2013, 7:45 AM 1,221 Views 4 Comments

The Kilmacud Crokes defender is currently recovering from ankle surgery.

Colm O'Neill gives Cork fans the thumbs up after latest cruciate surgery
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Colm O'Neill gives Cork fans the thumbs up after latest cruciate surgery

Apr 10th 2013, 8:39 PM 2,465 Views 0 Comments

The long road back to fitness starts here for one of the unluckiest men in the GAA.

'Small fracture' for Grand National champion Ryan Mania
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'Small fracture' for Grand National champion Ryan Mania

Apr 9th 2013, 3:27 PM 708 Views 0 Comments

The Scottish jockey is due to leave hospital today following an MRI scan on his racing injuries.

Next stop, Paris: Tito Vilanova is back in Barça
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Next stop, Paris: Tito Vilanova is back in Barça

Mar 26th 2013, 11:25 AM 884 Views 1 Comment

The 44-year-old coach spent two months undergoing cancer treatment in New York.

Jockey Davy Russell to leave hospital on Monday
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Jockey Davy Russell to leave hospital on Monday

Mar 17th 2013, 8:42 PM 1,734 Views 4 Comments

The rider punctured his lung in a nasty incident at Cheltenham during the week.

Pulis hopeful Marc Wilson can get back quicker than expected
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Pulis hopeful Marc Wilson can get back quicker than expected

Nov 1st 2012, 5:44 PM 734 Views 0 Comments

The Ireland defender is facing up to three months on the sidelines. A little less if the Stoke boss gets his way.

Great news! Sheedy's bowel cancer surgery a success
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Great news! Sheedy's bowel cancer surgery a success

Sep 26th 2012, 12:50 PM 3,301 Views 6 Comments

The ex-Ireland midfielder has been given the all-clear after having a tumour removed.

Wenger hopeful on Wilshere recovery
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Wenger hopeful on Wilshere recovery

Sep 3rd 2012, 3:39 PM 630 Views 0 Comments

Jack Wilshere could be back in action within a month, Arsene Wenger says.

Don't call it a comeback... Ferguson cautious on Fletcher return
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Don't call it a comeback... Ferguson cautious on Fletcher return

Aug 15th 2012, 3:59 PM 896 Views 6 Comments

The Scotland international had been sidelined with ulcerative colitis – a chronic inflammatory bowel condition that threatened to end his career.

Fabrice Muamba facing more heart surgery
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Fabrice Muamba facing more heart surgery

Aug 9th 2012, 12:39 PM 916 Views 0 Comments

The midfielder suffered a cardiac arrest in March during an FA Cup tie against Tottenham in March, where his heart stopped beating for 78 minutes.

De Villota returns home after F1 crash
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De Villota returns home after F1 crash

Jul 21st 2012, 1:58 PM 627 Views 1 Comment

The test driver lost her right eye in the crash on 3 July when her car accelerated sharply into a team truck at Duxford Airfield.

Maria De Villota's recovery 'remarkable'
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Maria De Villota's recovery 'remarkable'

Jul 12th 2012, 9:46 AM 509 Views 0 Comments

The Marussia test driver was in critical condition and lost an eye after a crash early this month.

On the mend: Gatland hopes to join Welsh midway through Australian tour
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On the mend: Gatland hopes to join Welsh midway through Australian tour

May 29th 2012, 10:41 AM 195 Views 0 Comments

The Kiwi has also given assurances to the Lions that he’ll be ready to lead next year’s tour against the Wallabies.