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# Bouncing Back

This year
'There is no point in badgering them' - Limerick boss on injuries and response to Clare loss
Limerick are next out on 21 May against Tipperary.
Ten Hag backs Fernandes - 'Best player on the pitch, it shows his personality'
The Manchester United boss was impressed as his side bounced back from their Anfield nightmare.
Last year
Leamy believes there are 'big performances' to come from Munster
The southern province have a huge clash with the Bulls in Limerick this weekend.
Riding out the Storm - Connacht need to bounce back in South Africa this afternoon
Andy Friend’s team take on the URC’s defending champions in Stellenbosch.
The Leinster depth chart: Jenkins adds size and is Frawley a 10?
Charlie Ngatai has come in to provide another experienced option in midfield.
Wallaby found in Tyrone days after escape from nearby farm
Winnie the wallaby had roamed free in the Tyrone countryside for four nights.
Farrell believes his men can bounce back - 'I know the group and how they feel. They’re not dejected'
Ireland boosted by arrival of Stuart McCloskey and return of Mack Hansen to the squad.
Connacht wait for one more signing but Friend is 'really happy' with his squad
Captain and out-half Jack Carty is hopeful the players can cut out their habit of making consecutive errors.
'It was pretty embarrassing' - Connacht must bounce back to save URC season
Head coach Andy Friend and club captain Jarrad Butler were honest about the defeat in Edinburgh.
'After that I said, 'Never, ever again will that ever happen'' - England friendly key to Kenny's Ireland turnaround
A 3-0 defeat at Wembley has proved to be the worst result of Kenny’s reign so far, but it proved the catalyst for an improvement.
'It was a tough pill to swallow. But I've digested it now, just about' - Dublin star Dunne
Jennifer Dunne says the Sky Blues have a ‘new drive’ after their 2021 All-Ireland final defeat.
All time
What a difference a week makes: Brecel beats Higgins to win Scottish Open
The Belgian responded well to his UK Championship defeat to Zhao Xintong.
'It was the first time I've ever been dropped... It hurt very much'
James Lowe is back in the Ireland team after making tweaks to his game.
'No one else deserves credit, only himself' - The renaissance of Shane Duffy
The defender has bounced back from ‘rock bottom’ to once again become integral to this Irish side.
Dublin star hopeful 'the best manager in the country' will stay on for a sixth campaign
Mick Bohan’s Sky Blues saw their All-Ireland five-in-a-row bid derailed by Meath earlier this month.
'This is not lost' - Ireland captain Griffin rallies for huge Italy clash
After defeat to Spain, Ireland face a crucial meeting with the hosts on Sunday.
'Coming from a bad place to do what he's doing now is excellent' - Brighton skipper hails Duffy
Lewis Dunk is ‘buzzing’ for the resurgent Ireland defender.
'Everyone is well aware Gats will make changes' - Lions skipper Jones
The tourists have big questions to answer mentally, tactically, and in terms of selection.
Ireland need to be 'like goldfish' and eye new target as England showdown nears
Sean Dancer’s side must bounce back quickly, as they go in search of the last remaining World Cup ticket on offer at this week’s Euros.
'At any interface point in the game, there is always going to be friction'
The IRFU’s David Nucifora on the club game, financial problems, and Irish rugby’s reliance on the schools system.
Ronan O'Gara and La Rochelle still have their best days ahead of them
The Top 14 club is set up to consistently push for trophies in the coming seasons.
The quiet leader in the Bohs dressing room who's back stronger after a cruel knee injury
A key player for a team on the rise, Sophie Watters is clocking up the miles between Dundalk and Dublin while leading a busy life off the pitch.
After Champions League heartache, Cristiano Ronaldo takes just 32 minutes to score hat-trick
Meanwhile, Lautaro Martinez scored a brilliant 85th-minute winner for Inter in a tight game against 18th-placed Torino.
'A shock to the system': Baloucoune relieved to see action after injury nightmare
The 23-year-old had to wait a year between Ulster appearances due to a hamstring avulsion last summer.
England kick-start Six Nations defence with bonus-point win against Italy
Eddie Jones’ men had too much for an Italian side that showed promise at Twickenham.
Solskjaer confident United will progress in Europe despite PSG loss
The Red Devils need to avoid defeat in Germany next week to go through.
'It's been a bumpy road back. The last six months particularly have been really, really tough'
Dublin star Nicole Owens marked her long-awaited championship return with an early goal as the four-in-a-row bid roars on.
Ireland captain McCabe: 'I had a few sleepless nights over it. It hurt for a while'
The Arsenal star on the past, present and future for this Irish team – and women’s football on these shores – ahead of the Germany showdown.
'We know we’ll have to pull off something spectacular' - Ireland's Celtic star back fit and firing for Germany
Still haunted by Kiev, the Girls In Green must ‘throw the kitchen sink’ at their final Euro 2022 qualifier next week, says Keeva Keenan.
The five key issues facing Ireland against Wales tonight
The Autumn Nations Cup gives Andy Farrell the chance to perfect his game-plan after an inconsistent Six Nations, writes Garry Doyle.
Richard Keogh makes return to English football following dismissal from Derby
The Irish defender hadn’t played in a year, since leaving Derby having suffered a serious knee injury as a passenger in a drink-driving incident.
Can Ireland overcome an England team recovering from the 'burden of defeat'?
Losing a World Cup final can ‘twist your thinking,’ according to the 60-year-old Australian.
Ancelotti capable of working anywhere 'at the top level' after Napoli sacking, says Lampard
The Arsenal-linked manager will return to the top echelon of football, according to Frank Lampard.
England in 2007, France in 2011, the Springboks in 2015, Ireland in 2019?
Defence coach Andy Farrell believes Ireland can bounce back from their shock defeat to Japan.
'It's all about reaction now,' says James Ryan as Ireland pick up the pieces
The Leinster lock was understandably downcast after Ireland were shocked by the hosts.
'To say I cannot even do a warm up is mad' - Bruce responds to critics after shock Spurs win
Former Magpies striker Michael Chopra has led the dissent against the new manager in the early weeks of the season.
'It hurts right now. That's a big score to offer up' - Schmidt looks towards Wales
After a hammering in Twickenham, Ireland must face into a trip to Cardiff next weekend.
Liam Sheedy: 'They are hurting right now but for us the healing process starts'
The Tipperary boss must pick up his players after the Munster final loss.
'The rehab is so tedious and twin sister did her cruciate around the same time'
Limerick defender Sean Finn on the ACL injury he suffered during his first senior campaign.
'It’s a real learning curve' - Dublin boss Bohan happy with response after rocky start to league campaign
Dublin were comfortable winners over Tipperary on Sunday afternoon having lost to Donegal at Croke Park last week.