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Dublin GAA Release Update On Bernard Brogan Injury

Bernard Brogan Dublin

The big news so far in 2018 as far as Dublin GAA is concerned is the injury to Bernard Brogan. The 2010 Footballer of the Year has been ruled out for the entire season after rupturing his ACL. While this is an undoubted blow to Jim Gavin’s side, the depth available in the forwards ensures that the Boys in Blue are …

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Extent Of Robbie Henshaw’s Injury Makes For Grim Reading For Leinster And Ireland

The news which emerged on Monday that Robbie Henshaw is set to miss the rest of the Six Nations came as a hammer blow to Joe Schmidt and Ireland, who now must reassess the midfield options ahead of three mammoth clashes with Wales, Scotland and England. The continued absence of Garry Ringrose makes things even trickier, with the likelihood being that Bundee Aki …

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IRFU Issue Injury Updates On Robbie Henshaw And Tadhg Furlong

Henshaw NatWest 6 Nations Championship Round 2, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 10/2/2018 Ireland vs Italy Ireland's Robbie Henshaw down injured after scoring a try Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Tommy Dickson

After Ireland’s facile victory over Italy on Saturday, there was a dampener on proceedings from an Irish point of view as Robbie Henshaw and Tadhg Furlong came off injured. A shoulder injury means that Henshaw’s Six Nations campaign is over, as announced by the IRFU this afternoon. This means that Joe Schmidt needs to rethink his midfield strategy, with the possibility …

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“This Day Last Week, I Broke Down Into Tears” – Shane Dowling Reveals Miraculous Recovery

AIB GAA All-Ireland Senior Hurling Club Championship Semi-Final, Parnell Park, Dublin 10/2/2018 Na Piarsaigh vs Slaughtneil Na Piarsaigh's Shane Dowling scores a goal Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Oisin Keniry

When you mention Na Piarsaigh, most think of Shane Dowling. The Limerick intercounty forward has been the key man for the city club in recent times, as they won the All-Ireland Championship two years ago. A serious knee injury ensured that it was a difficult winter, as he looked on at his teammates claim yet another Munster title. Yesterday in Parnell …

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“I Knew Straight Away. I Was Bawling My Eyes Out.” – Cork Footballer Brian Hurley On Injury Hell

Allianz Football League Division 1, Austin Stack Park, Tralee, Co. Kerry 3/4/2016 Kerry vs Cork Cork's Brian Hurley Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

For most Gaelic footballers, the dream is to achieve success on the field of play. For others, the dream is to simply take to the field. It’s fair to say that Cork footballer Brian Hurley has had a torrid experience with injuries in recent times. The Castlehaven clubman has been through the wars with his hamstring, but is on the comeback trail …

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This ‘Injured Six Nations XV’ Which Would Challenge Any Team

With the Six Nations fast approaching, the various coaches are eager to enter the first game week with their full complement of stars. However, such is the bruising nature of modern professional rugby, this is rarely the case. Joe Schmidt and Ireland can be happy with their relatively low injury count, with only Sean O’Brien, Garry Ringrose and Jared Payne …

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James McCarthy Posts Instagram Update After Operation

James McCarthy is facing a long road to recovery, after suffering a double leg break while playing against West Brom last weekend. The Ireland midfielder is following the path of club and international teammate Séamus Coleman, who made his comeback for the Everton U23 team last night. McCarthy will not feature again this season, as he aims to make the …

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France Suffer Hammer Injury Blow Ahead Of Six Nations

Bordeaux-Begles' French manager Jacques Brunel looks on during the warm up ahead of the French Top 14 rugby union match between Bordeaux-Begles (UBB) and La Rochelle (SR) at The Matmut-Atlantique stadium in Bordeaux, southwestern France on December 23, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / NICOLAS TUCAT (Photo credit should read NICOLAS TUCAT/AFP/Getty Images)

Jacques Brunel isn’t in the France job a week, but his vocal ambition of winning the upcoming Six Nations Championship has already suffered a setback, with the news that Wesley Fofana will miss out on three months of action. The Clermont Auvergne centre is regarded as one of the most dangerous midfielders in the northern hemisphere, but his injury problems have …

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