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#Battling Back

From The42 'I do what I have to do' - The ex-footballer who recovered from a leg amputation to run for Ireland Battling Back

'I do what I have to do' - The ex-footballer who recovered from a leg amputation to run for Ireland

Alex Lee lost his leg in a freak tackle three years ago. He talks to The42 about battling back to represent Ireland at elite level.

From The42 'When I was on the trolley in Vincent's, I definitely didn't think I'd play again' Back From The Brink

'When I was on the trolley in Vincent's, I definitely didn't think I'd play again'

It’s been a long, hard road for Ireland star Alison Miller – but she’s delighted to be back in the green jersey.

From The42 'People say I can’t keep fit but I’ve had one injury' - Alan Judge out to prove doubters wrong Battling Back

'People say I can’t keep fit but I’ve had one injury' - Alan Judge out to prove doubters wrong

The Dubliner has left Brentford for a relegation scrap at Ipswich but as he tells The42, he couldn’t be happier.

From The42 Harrington rebounds from loss of Tour card to mount challenge at Czech Masters In Contention

Harrington rebounds from loss of Tour card to mount challenge at Czech Masters

Meanwhile, there’s a four-way tie for the lead at the first FedEx Cup event in New Jersey.

From The42 'He has been through a very difficult time but has showed great courage' Cancer

'He has been through a very difficult time but has showed great courage'

GPA CEO Dessie Farrell has praised Tipperary hurler Noel McGrath after his testicular cancer battle.

From The42 2011 Tipperary Allstar on road to recovery after hip operation and torn MCL Battling Back

2011 Tipperary Allstar on road to recovery after hip operation and torn MCL

Tipperary’s Michael Cahill on the comeback trail as the Premier gear up for Sunday’s hurling league semi-final.

From The42 Toure rescues City again to maintain third place Battling Back

Toure rescues City again to maintain third place

City looked in trouble after going behind early on.

From The42 Jamie Wall - ‘I can’t force my legs to start working, the only thing I can control is my attitude' Battling Back

Jamie Wall - ‘I can’t force my legs to start working, the only thing I can control is my attitude'

Last June, Cork GAA player Jamie Wall lined out for his county but a freak incident has left him facing a big battle since.

From The42 Life after cancer - Joe Deane, Marty McGrath and John McGrath on how GAA helped them Battling Back

Life after cancer - Joe Deane, Marty McGrath and John McGrath on how GAA helped them

A unique GAA match takes place in Portlaoise on Monday to raise money for cancer charities.

From The42 Injury victim Meehan hasn't ruled out return to inter-county football Battling Back

Injury victim Meehan hasn't ruled out return to inter-county football

The Caltra attacker has been severely hampered by an ankle injury in recent years.

From The42 No Berno for the Dubs against Kerry in next month's Croke Park league opener Treatment Table

No Berno for the Dubs against Kerry in next month's Croke Park league opener

Last year’s All-Ireland final scoring hero is currently battling injury.

From The42 Paudie Hurley: 'It was fairly scary thinking about what might have been' Battling Back

Paudie Hurley: 'It was fairly scary thinking about what might have been'

Eight months ago Castlehaven goalkeeper Paudie Hurley was told by doctors to stop playing Gaelic football after clots were discovered in his lungs. Yet next Sunday he will line out in a AIB Munster club semi-final.