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# Worry

This week
22nd January 2023 - 27th January 2023
# Worry
Connacht's Prendergast emerges as injury concern for Six Nations
The 22-year-old made his Irish debut off the bench against Fiji in November.
Last month
December 2022
# main man
Kylian Mbappe misses France training ahead of England clash
The Paris St German star has scored five times in Qatar.
Last year
2022
# Doubts
Doubts emerge surrounding Harry Kane's World Cup fitness
The England captain stayed down holding his foot after a foul by Iran’s Morteza Pouraliganji.
# Worry
Ex-Arsenal winger hits hat-trick but Bayern win comes at a cost
Sadio Mane went directly down the tunnel for further treatment after picking up an injury.
# Worry
Chelsea duo could be set to miss World Cup
Graham Potter confirmed that Reece James and N’Golo Kante will see specialists in the coming days.
# Worry
Padraig Harrington fears LIV series poses threat to future of DP World Tour
The US Senior Open champion suggests there is only room for the PGA and one other tour in the world game.
# Worry
Private investigator begins hunt for missing rugby league player
Repeated attempts to track Bryn Hargreaves down have drawn a blank
# Worry
‘Serious doubt' for Galway over key defender ahead of Limerick clash
Henry Shefflin is sweating over the fitness of centre-back Gearóid McInerney.
# Worry
All Black star Whitelock could miss Ireland Tests
He missed the Crusaders’ semi-final victory over the Waikato Chiefs with what was termed then as a ‘thumb injury’.
# Worry
No guarantees Chelsea can complete season, says Cech
The technical and performance advisor and former goalkeeper says the club must ‘go day-by-day’.
# Worry
Luke Shaw concerned Manchester United will miss out on top-four finish
United blew a lead to draw 1-1 for the third time in nine days on Saturday as they were held by Southampton.
# Concern
Galway still manager-less - 'It's extremely disappointing when the league is starting this weekend'
The Tribe face Donegal in their Division 1 opener on Saturday.
# Worry
Mayo sweat over extent of leg injury to forward Conroy
The Neale clubman suffered a potentially serious leg injury just before half-time in NUIG’s 2-8 to 1-8 Sigerson Cup quarter-final win.
All time
# Worry
PDC reassures Championship attendees after Raymond Van Barneveld contracts Covid
The five-time world champion revealed he had tested positive after his defeat by Rob Cross on Thursday.
# Worry
Two Premier League games brought to a halt due to separate medical emergencies
Supporters required attention in the stands.
# Worry
WTA still 'deeply concerned' over tennis star Peng Shuai
‘The WTA remains concerned about her ability to communicate freely, openly, and directly.’
# Worry
Fears Iain Henderson could miss Ulster Champions Cup games
The Ireland lock is a doubt for matches against Clermont and Northampton Saints.
# Worry
Concern grows for missing Chinese tennis star after letter allegedly from player is published
Peng Shuai has not been heard from since alleging that a Chinese politician sexually assaulted her.
# Worry
Setback for Ireland's Jamie McGrath
Jim Goodwin says the player will go for a scan after being taken off on a stretcher.
# Worry
Former Manchester United star Pallister fears dementia
‘You put it all together and you start thinking, ‘Crikey, I’m a prime candidate for dementia.”
# Worry
Jamie Carragher fears Liverpool could be hit by lack of forward depth
Any injuries, on top of Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah’s likely African Nations Cup absence, could damage the Reds according to their former defender.
# Worry
Belgium waiting on Kevin De Bruyne and Eden Hazard fitness ahead of Italy clash
Manager Roberto Martinez will make a late decision on the injured pair.
# big blow
Confirmed: Lions captain Alun Wyn Jones ruled out of South Africa tour
The Wales lock dislocated his shoulder against Japan.
# Worry
France's win over Bulgaria marred by Karim Benzema injury
The Real Madrid striker was taken off in the 39th minute.
# Worry
Record-hunting Lewandowski leaves training early
The Bayern star is one short of Gerd Mueller’s Bundesliga tally of 40 in 1971/72.
# Worry
Bad dream puts Osaka on edge
The three-time Slam winner had an uneasy feeling Wednesday, waking up in a panic after a nightmare before her Australian Open clash.
# Worry
Serena pulls out of Yarra Valley Classic with shoulder injury
Williams has to pull out of a date with world No1 Ashleigh Barry at the Yarra Valley Classic – just days before Australian Open starts.
# Worry
France out-half Ntamack a doubt to be fit for start of the Six Nations
The 21-year-old fractured his jaw playing for Toulouse against Bordeaux.
# Worry
'All I had to do was imagine my father’s face when confronted by his daughter’s puffed up, battered eye socket'
Ruqsana Begum recalls her early days competing.
# Worry
Figures show concussion in English rugby at an all-time high
A total of 407 games were included in the analysis.
# Worry
Defending champion hints at UK Championship withdrawal if fans allowed back in
Ding Junhui believes the idea is ‘too risky’
# Worry
Eddie Jones reveals coronavirus fears over England trio
The unnamed players could be prevented from joining up with the national team for a training camp.
# Worry
Novak Djokovic admits 'awkward deja vu' after ball hits line judge again
The world number one racked up his 35th win of 2020 today.
# Worry
Murray to have scan on thigh injury sustained in Munster's defeat to Leinster
The scrum-half will hope to be cleared of serious injury with the Six Nations resuming next month.
# Talent
Andy Cole worried new Man Utd signing could block Mason Greenwood
The former striker described the 18-year-old as “scary” but is concerned about his progress.
# Worry
British number one suffers heart palpitations in defeat
Johanna Konta needed a medical timeout as doctors checked her pulse and blood pressure.
# GAA
Some counties may struggle to field teams next year due to Covid crisis, says Laois chairman
Concerns are growing in GAA circles with the loss of gate receipts.
# Worry
Liverpool's Henderson fear as captain's knee injury takes shine off win
Klopp’s runaway champions require a further nine points from their remaining four fixtures to break the Premier League points record.
Voices
Wellness Wednesday: Worry is of no use to anyone, especially now in a time of crisis
Counsellor Trish Farrell offers some tips to avoid worry during this time of change.
# Worry
'There's no security' - Testing times for Irish footballers
Shelbourne’s Karl Moore on the difficulties facing domestic players.