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My family will decide if I ever race competitively again, says Northern Ireland motorcycle legend Farquhar

Legend Ryan's comeback hopes after horror crash will also hinge on NHS

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Round of applause: Ryan Farquahar wife Karen and daughters Keeley and Mya clap for the NHS during the Covid-19 pandemic

Round of applause: Ryan Farquahar wife Karen and daughters Keeley and Mya clap for the NHS during the Covid-19 pandemic

Round of applause: Ryan Farquahar wife Karen and daughters Keeley and Mya clap for the NHS during the Covid-19 pandemic

Road racing legend Ryan Farquhar says any proposed comeback will be dictated by NHS waiting lists - as well as by his wife and two daughters.

Farquhar hailed our NHS heroes for saving his life after a horror smash at the North West 200 in 2016 and stressed it is only right that Covid cases take priority as the pandemic rages.

The Dungannon man, who runs the KMR Kawasaki team and holds the world record of 357 road race victories, has hinted that he wants to get back on a bike for the first time since that crash just over four years ago when he suffered a litany of injuries including a lacerated liver, a punctured lung and multiple broken bones.