Cork's O'Donovan makes long-awaited return from cruciate injury

September 23, 2021

Cork's Liam O'Donovan

Cork defender Liam O’Donovan played his first minutes since July 2020 after coming on for Clonakilty in their junior hurling championship quarter-final clash against Dohenys last Sunday.

O’Donovan tore his cruciate ligament while on duty for his club in a challenge match against Valley Rovers some 14 months ago and underwent an operation in August 2020.

The 22-year-old suffered a set-back in his return, which saw him missing out on Cork footballers' entire 2021 campaign, but he has since returned to action. reports that O’Donovan was introduced as a half-time substitute last Sunday in Ballinacarriga, where Clonakilty fell to a 1-17 to 0-15 defeat in the end.

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