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Dan Leavy's season is over after undergoing a knee procedure
# Sidelined
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# Sidelined

Dan Leavy's season is over after undergoing a knee procedure

Feb 15th 2021, 2:25 PM 32,054 Views 29 Comments

The 26-year-old has been dealt another tough injury blow.

More injury woe as another knee setback rules Leitrim star out in Australia once again
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# Cruel

More injury woe as another knee setback rules Leitrim star out in Australia once again

Jan 13th 2021, 4:32 PM 5,617 Views 0 Comments

Fremantle are ‘devastated’ for Áine Tighe, who is unlikely to feature in 2021 after suffering a medial meniscus tear.

Another setback for Joey Carbery as Munster out-half ruled out indefinitely
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# Cruel

Another setback for Joey Carbery as Munster out-half ruled out indefinitely

Aug 18th 2020, 11:58 AM 49,520 Views 78 Comments

The 24-year-old first suffered his ankle injury over a year ago with Ireland.

Leinster hopeful of McFadden return before contract expires
# Last Chapter
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# Last Chapter

Leinster hopeful of McFadden return before contract expires

Aug 18th 2020, 10:47 AM 4,552 Views 3 Comments

The 34-year-old is set to retire from professional rugby in October.

Big blow for Leinster's McFadden as injury rules him out for six weeks
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# Cruel

Big blow for Leinster's McFadden as injury rules him out for six weeks

Aug 17th 2020, 3:11 PM 5,907 Views 4 Comments

Meanwhile, centre Conor O’Brien will be absent for several months.

Retiring France centre Fofana ruled out of World Cup
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# Cruel

Retiring France centre Fofana ruled out of World Cup

Sep 21st 2019, 6:07 PM 13,920 Views 7 Comments

Uncapped Pierre-Louis Barassi has been called up.

Major blow for Wales as Gareth Anscombe ruled out of the World Cup
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# Cruel

Major blow for Wales as Gareth Anscombe ruled out of the World Cup

Aug 12th 2019, 2:05 PM 14,570 Views 18 Comments

The 28-year-old suffered an ACL injury against England yesterday.

Ireland's Sean O'Brien has been ruled out of the World Cup
# Cruel
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# Cruel

Ireland's Sean O'Brien has been ruled out of the World Cup

May 26th 2019, 3:09 PM 52,349 Views 87 Comments

The 32-year-old will undergo hip surgery and miss six months of action.

Major Six Nations blow for Wales as Faletau fractures his arm
# Unlucky
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# Unlucky

Major Six Nations blow for Wales as Faletau fractures his arm

Jan 15th 2019, 9:51 AM 5,090 Views 5 Comments

The 28-year-old was making his Bath comeback from another broken forearm.

Outrage in New Zealand as six baby seals found decapitated
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# Cruel

Outrage in New Zealand as six baby seals found decapitated

Dec 19th 2018, 7:20 AM 12,974 Views 12 Comments

The crimes have been described as “disturbing, brutal and violent”.

'He's gutted' - O'Brien breaks his arm during Ireland's win over Argentina
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# No Luck

'He's gutted' - O'Brien breaks his arm during Ireland's win over Argentina

Nov 10th 2018, 8:44 PM 22,066 Views 15 Comments

The 31-year-old suffered the injury in the first half at the Aviva Stadium.

Killer blow as Cheetahs edge Connacht at the death with last minute kick
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# Cruel

Killer blow as Cheetahs edge Connacht at the death with last minute kick

Mar 3rd 2018, 8:27 PM 14,190 Views 29 Comments

A Niel Marais penalty in the last minute denied Connacht what looked set to be a historic victory in South Africa on Saturday.

Watch: Dramatic 95th minute equaliser denies Dinamo Minsk first title in 13 years
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# Cruel

Watch: Dramatic 95th minute equaliser denies Dinamo Minsk first title in 13 years

Nov 26th 2017, 4:02 PM 6,062 Views 0 Comments

An incredible stoppage time equaliser meant BATE Borisov denied Minsk their first league title since 2004.

Tunisia to end 'inhuman' forced anal examinations on 'suspected homosexuals'
# North Africa
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# North Africa

Tunisia to end 'inhuman' forced anal examinations on 'suspected homosexuals'

Sep 23rd 2017, 10:30 AM 23,980 Views 85 Comments

Foreign and local rights groups have condemned the practice of the forced exams as “cruel” and “inhuman”.

Cathal Sheridan breaks leg in AIL game days after signing short-term Munster contract
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# Cruel

Cathal Sheridan breaks leg in AIL game days after signing short-term Munster contract

Oct 10th 2016, 4:34 PM 8,645 Views 17 Comments

Meanwhile, Keith Earls and Dave Kilcoyne are following return to play protocols ahead of the trip to Paris.

Police have seized four owls in Armagh
# Eye Opening
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# Eye Opening

Police have seized four owls in Armagh

Dec 8th 2015, 4:13 PM 11,189 Views 24 Comments

Members of the public have been encouraged to come forward and report any similar offences.

Disaster for Wales as Halfpenny and Webb suffer injuries in Italy win
# RWC Doubts
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# RWC Doubts

Disaster for Wales as Halfpenny and Webb suffer injuries in Italy win

Sep 5th 2015, 7:34 PM 18,700 Views 22 Comments

Both players picked up what looked like serious injuries.

"It's just cruel" - 80-year-old man with one leg has been living on daughter's couch for last year
# Housing Crisis
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# Housing Crisis

"It's just cruel" - 80-year-old man with one leg has been living on daughter's couch for last year

Sep 1st 2015, 11:43 AM 17,995 Views 54 Comments

George Chalkley is sharing a house with seven others, despite being a “high priority” for Dublin City Council’s housing section.

Man arrested for animal cruelty after Staffie found with mouth taped shut
# South Carolina
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# South Carolina

Man arrested for animal cruelty after Staffie found with mouth taped shut

Jun 2nd 2015, 6:05 PM 27,009 Views 35 Comments

Warning: This article contains a graphic photo of the dog’s injuries.

This guy's ingenious mates just tricked him into getting stuck on a lamppost
# Out Cold
# Out Cold

This guy's ingenious mates just tricked him into getting stuck on a lamppost

Jan 28th 2015, 7:37 AM 4,847 Views 2 Comments

“Oh, guess this is my life now”.

Someone in Florida keeps slashing pelicans' pouches so they starve
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# Cruel

Someone in Florida keeps slashing pelicans' pouches so they starve

Jan 23rd 2015, 9:42 PM 22,109 Views 64 Comments

“They have a slow and agonising death until they starve to death.”

Major blow for Connacht as Bundee Aki ruled out for up to 10 weeks
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# Cruel

Major blow for Connacht as Bundee Aki ruled out for up to 10 weeks

Jan 15th 2015, 5:01 PM 5,470 Views 11 Comments

The 24-year-old centre will undergo surgery on his ankle next week.

12 weeks out for Leinster's McLaughlin as frustrating season continues
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# Cruel

12 weeks out for Leinster's McLaughlin as frustrating season continues

Dec 30th 2014, 4:52 PM 2,870 Views 1 Comment

The back row will be sidelined after picking up a shoulder injury against Connacht.

Lad wakes up his roommate mid-slumber and scares the utter bejaysus out of him
# My Heart
# My Heart

Lad wakes up his roommate mid-slumber and scares the utter bejaysus out of him

Dec 22nd 2014, 3:07 PM 3,775 Views 0 Comments

His reaction is quite something.

Horses shot and left for dead on Cork/ Limerick border
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# Cruel

Horses shot and left for dead on Cork/ Limerick border

Nov 21st 2014, 2:15 PM 26,720 Views 66 Comments

WARNING: This story contains some images of a graphic nature.

11 simple pranks that are just too cruel for words
# Pure Evil
# Pure Evil

11 simple pranks that are just too cruel for words

Aug 29th 2014, 9:30 PM 58,768 Views 40 Comments

Stop the madness.

Authorities investigating viral video of man kicking squirrel into the Grand Canyon
# Jackasses
# Jackasses

Authorities investigating viral video of man kicking squirrel into the Grand Canyon

Aug 5th 2014, 8:12 AM 3,445 Views 2 Comments

The shocking video emerged online over the weekend.

The killer clown prank returns... and it's just as terrifying as the first
# Ye Clown
# Ye Clown

The killer clown prank returns... and it's just as terrifying as the first

Jun 17th 2014, 8:31 AM 5,009 Views 3 Comments

A delightful start to your day.

CHALLENGE: Can you pronounce these baffling Irish names?
# Ah Here
# Ah Here

CHALLENGE: Can you pronounce these baffling Irish names?

Jul 23rd 2013, 8:30 PM 112,013 Views 360 Comments

No offence intended, but if your parents gave you one of these names you have every right to hate them.

Olympic heartbreak as McCambridge misses out on marathon place
# London 2012
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# London 2012

Olympic heartbreak as McCambridge misses out on marathon place

May 21st 2012, 3:07 PM 4,536 Views 2 Comments

Caitriona Jennings, Linda Byrne and Ava Hutchinson will represent Ireland in the women’s marathon at London 2012.

Sick to his stomach: Niland laments missed opportunity against Djokovic
# Kitchen Nightmare
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# Kitchen Nightmare

Sick to his stomach: Niland laments missed opportunity against Djokovic

Aug 31st 2011, 10:39 AM 663 Views 3 Comments

Irish ace was cruelly forced to retire ill due to a case of food poisoning on the biggest day of his career yestersday.