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Ronaldo rolls back the years with dream double on Man United return
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Ronaldo rolls back the years with dream double on Man United return

Updated Sep 11th 2021, 5:25 PM 61,507 Views 28 Comments

It didn’t take long for CR7 to re-open his Man Utd account at a rocking Old Trafford.

Daniel Dubois set to make ring return after injury in June
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Daniel Dubois set to make ring return after injury in June

Apr 16th 2021, 7:03 PM 2,034 Views 0 Comments

The Londoner suffered a serious eye injury in losing to Joe Joyce last November.

Jordan Spieth tees up for the Masters with first victory in four years
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Jordan Spieth tees up for the Masters with first victory in four years

Apr 4th 2021, 11:11 PM 6,595 Views 8 Comments

Padraig Harrington finished in a tie for 69th while Graeme McDowell ended up in 54th position.

'I cried on national TV at 17 years old. We watched it in every single class I had that day in school'
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'I cried on national TV at 17 years old. We watched it in every single class I had that day in school'

Mar 19th 2021, 6:00 PM 11,506 Views 2 Comments

Irish Olympic hopeful Jack Woolley is an impressive guy on and off the mat, and his journey has been a rollercoaster so far.

Furlong returns as Leinster cruise to bonus point victory over Scarlets
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Furlong returns as Leinster cruise to bonus point victory over Scarlets

Jan 30th 2021, 9:33 PM 29,942 Views 31 Comments

Leo Cullen’s side win 52-23 in Wales to leapfrog Ulster and take top spot in their Conference.

'Hopefully the best bits of my career are ahead of me, not behind me'
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'Hopefully the best bits of my career are ahead of me, not behind me'

Jul 18th 2020, 5:18 PM 7,787 Views 3 Comments

After a nine month absence from the game, Paul Dunne is back in competitive golf this week.

'There is so much more to come out of me' - Stephen Ireland wants to play international football again
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'There is so much more to come out of me' - Stephen Ireland wants to play international football again

Jun 24th 2020, 3:00 PM 43,125 Views 39 Comments

The 33-year-old is keeping fit in the hope of earning an unlikely recall to the Ireland squad.

PBP's Gino Kenny, who conceded defeat yesterday, retains Dublin Mid-West seat
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PBP's Gino Kenny, who conceded defeat yesterday, retains Dublin Mid-West seat

Feb 10th 2020, 1:48 PM 30,084 Views 34 Comments

Kenny said he thought he was “political toast” 24 hours ago.

The 34-year-old who battled serious illness returning to county football after 6 years
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The 34-year-old who battled serious illness returning to county football after 6 years

Jan 26th 2020, 7:00 AM 39,664 Views 2 Comments

Prolific forward Paddy Cunningham is back in the Antrim fold for the first time since 2014.

Carbery poised to return for Munster if he can sustain progress through Christmas week
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Carbery poised to return for Munster if he can sustain progress through Christmas week

Dec 23rd 2019, 8:35 AM 8,095 Views 19 Comments

The out-half has not played for his province this season due to the ankle injury sustained on international duty.

'Something you can’t fathom or comprehend': McKinley pushing for remarkable RWC run
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'Something you can’t fathom or comprehend': McKinley pushing for remarkable RWC run

Aug 8th 2019, 5:59 AM 5,383 Views 4 Comments

The Italy out-half represented Ireland at the Junior World Cup in Japan a decade ago, nobody could have predicted the journey he would take to get back.

Buffon completes sensational return to Juventus on one-year contract
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Buffon completes sensational return to Juventus on one-year contract

Updated Jul 4th 2019, 3:31 PM 10,208 Views 9 Comments

The legendary goalkeeper is back in Turin after a season at PSG.

Former Ulster star earns Wallabies recall for first time in three years after overcoming cancer
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Former Ulster star earns Wallabies recall for first time in three years after overcoming cancer

Jul 4th 2019, 10:42 AM 7,386 Views 6 Comments

Christian Lealiifano has been included in the 34-man squad for their Rugby Championship opener.

'When I was in the hospital bed last August I considered quitting football'
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'When I was in the hospital bed last August I considered quitting football'

Jun 18th 2019, 12:00 PM 18,474 Views 2 Comments

Diarmuid Murtagh underwent an eye operation to repair a detached retina and wasn’t sure if he’d play for Roscommon again.

Murray set to make long-awaited return from injury in doubles draw at London tournament
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Murray set to make long-awaited return from injury in doubles draw at London tournament

Jun 3rd 2019, 7:12 PM 3,508 Views 1 Comment

The former world number one Andy Murray will play for the first time since the Australian Open.

'I didn't expect the rebound. I hit it, and to me, the ball was in the net but it came back off the post'
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'I didn't expect the rebound. I hit it, and to me, the ball was in the net but it came back off the post'

Dec 28th 2018, 12:00 PM 19,256 Views 9 Comments

Clare’s Aron Shanagher reflects on his comeback for the Clare hurlers in 2018 following an ACL injury.

After missing his Olympic dream, Ray Moylette tried the ‘big, bad world’ for two months
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After missing his Olympic dream, Ray Moylette tried the ‘big, bad world’ for two months

Dec 6th 2018, 4:30 PM 6,953 Views 1 Comment

The Mayo man is now 11-0 as a pro and is bringing a title fight to his hometown tomorrow night.

Messi returns to Barcelona squad following broken arm while Dembele is dropped
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Messi returns to Barcelona squad following broken arm while Dembele is dropped

Nov 10th 2018, 4:33 PM 5,013 Views 0 Comments

Samuel Umtiti is also back in the squad following a knee problem.

James Horan isn't expecting any retirements as he gears up for second crack at Mayo job
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James Horan isn't expecting any retirements as he gears up for second crack at Mayo job

Oct 12th 2018, 12:46 PM 4,132 Views 0 Comments

The returning boss will hold trials over the upcoming bank holiday weekend.

Shaw credits Mourinho's criticism for making him mentally stronger
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Shaw credits Mourinho's criticism for making him mentally stronger

Sep 4th 2018, 7:45 PM 5,833 Views 3 Comments

Luke Shaw struggled to realise his potential after arriving at Old Trafford but has made a strong start to the 2018-19 campaign.

Sean Gallagher confirms he WILL seek a nomination to run for president
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Sean Gallagher confirms he WILL seek a nomination to run for president

Aug 29th 2018, 9:55 AM 35,294 Views 155 Comments

After weeks of speculation, the former candidate has formally declared he will seek to run again.

'It was a day to remember:' Kildare hurler scores eight points in Croke Park after surviving meningitis battle
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'It was a day to remember:' Kildare hurler scores eight points in Croke Park after surviving meningitis battle

Jun 25th 2018, 5:42 PM 4,218 Views 4 Comments

James Burke has made a remarkable comeback to win a Christy Ring Cup after he was diagnosed with bacterial meningitis.

'The whole side of my face went numb and I couldn't see out of my left eye so I went straight to hospital'
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'The whole side of my face went numb and I couldn't see out of my left eye so I went straight to hospital'

Jun 17th 2018, 10:00 AM 40,010 Views 0 Comments

Donegal footballer Kate Keaney speaks to The42 about her harrowing recovery from a concussion and a torn cruciate as Donegal prepare for an Ulster final.

'I'm not a million miles away from where he's at' - Brogan tracks cruciate recovery with Ireland's van der Flier
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'I'm not a million miles away from where he's at' - Brogan tracks cruciate recovery with Ireland's van der Flier

May 31st 2018, 5:00 PM 16,137 Views 3 Comments

The Dublin star suffered the injury in February but is aiming for an August return to action.

'He cleans up other people's mistakes': Sexton thrilled to have Henshaw back to battle Scarlets
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'He cleans up other people's mistakes': Sexton thrilled to have Henshaw back to battle Scarlets

Apr 20th 2018, 4:44 PM 7,288 Views 21 Comments

The captain is hoping the ‘hard truths’ learned in two semi-final losses last year can be put to good use tomorrow.

Wales match may come too soon, but Ringrose ready to step up return
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Wales match may come too soon, but Ringrose ready to step up return

Feb 13th 2018, 12:48 PM 21,328 Views 16 Comments

Stuart Lancaster suggests the centre may make his return against the Kings and does not expect to have Robbie Henshaw available to take on Saracens on 1 April.

4 months after unprovoked assault in Belfast, Slaughtneil dual star back on the winning trail
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4 months after unprovoked assault in Belfast, Slaughtneil dual star back on the winning trail

Feb 10th 2018, 7:15 AM 10,367 Views 2 Comments

Conor McAllister and the Slaughtneil hurlers face a daunting task against Munster champions Na Piarsaigh this afternoon.

Barcelona's record signing set for return on Thursday night after being out injured since September
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Barcelona's record signing set for return on Thursday night after being out injured since September

Jan 2nd 2018, 10:18 PM 14,403 Views 12 Comments

Ousmane Dembele has been cleared to make his comeback.

Sean Maguire targeting comeback in early 2018 from a serious hamstring injury
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Sean Maguire targeting comeback in early 2018 from a serious hamstring injury

Dec 29th 2017, 2:26 PM 3,950 Views 4 Comments

The Republic of Ireland and Preston North End player has undergone surgery for the issue.

Serena Williams set to make her return at the Australian Open, says tournament organiser
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Serena Williams set to make her return at the Australian Open, says tournament organiser

Oct 10th 2017, 2:36 PM 2,265 Views 0 Comments

The 23-time Grand Slam winner gave birth to her first child last month.

'I'm just absolutely delighted I came back' - a Galway championship return after 34 months
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'I'm just absolutely delighted I came back' - a Galway championship return after 34 months

Jun 12th 2017, 6:53 PM 8,391 Views 0 Comments

A significant day in Salthill for Seán Armstrong.

Labour catching up in polls as UK politicians resume campaigning after Manchester attack
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Labour catching up in polls as UK politicians resume campaigning after Manchester attack

May 26th 2017, 7:58 AM 12,321 Views 34 Comments

Jeremy Corbyn is expected to say that the war on terror has failed in a speech later day.

'I haven't felt this good in years' says Tiger after surgery
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'I haven't felt this good in years' says Tiger after surgery

May 25th 2017, 8:14 AM 4,074 Views 10 Comments

“I want to say unequivocally I want to play professional golf again.”

Former Leinster and Ireland U20 out-half McKinley called into Italy squad
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Former Leinster and Ireland U20 out-half McKinley called into Italy squad

May 2nd 2017, 9:25 PM 29,225 Views 12 Comments

The Treviso playmaker’s remarkable story in rugby continues.

Tony Blair promises to get 'hands dirty' as he re-enters UK politics to fight Brexit
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Tony Blair promises to get 'hands dirty' as he re-enters UK politics to fight Brexit

May 1st 2017, 12:54 PM 26,436 Views 57 Comments

Blair will campaign to give the British people a chance to change their minds.

'I forgot how good this place was': ROG moved by warm Limerick reception
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'I forgot how good this place was': ROG moved by warm Limerick reception

Jan 21st 2017, 9:56 PM 44,896 Views 24 Comments

“It’s great for players to taste the real Thomond Park,” says the Munster legend who was plotting their downfall.

18 months after being let go, Tim Elliott has a chance to shock the best fighter in the UFC
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18 months after being let go, Tim Elliott has a chance to shock the best fighter in the UFC

Dec 3rd 2016, 7:30 AM 5,605 Views 4 Comments

He headlines tonight’s TUF 24 Finale against Demetrious Johnson.

One step at a time: this Meath man's journey from a brain haemorrhage and stroke to Rio
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One step at a time: this Meath man's journey from a brain haemorrhage and stroke to Rio

May 29th 2016, 7:34 AM 9,441 Views 3 Comments

Six short weeks in the summer of 2009 saw Paul Keogan’s life change forever. He now has his sights set on the Paralympic games in September.

'He's been hounding the doctors' - Dublin boss Cunningham hails O'Dwyer comeback
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'He's been hounding the doctors' - Dublin boss Cunningham hails O'Dwyer comeback

May 22nd 2016, 8:15 AM 6,532 Views 3 Comments

Ryan O’Dwyer made his long-awaited comeback for the Sky Blues last night.

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'Money' Mayweather refuses to rule out return to the ring

May 1st 2016, 1:13 PM 5,038 Views 11 Comments

He hasn’t gone away you know.

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