Advertisement

Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now
Dublin: 14°C Saturday 20 August 2022

#Concussion

# concussion - Sunday 29 September, 2019

Ireland centre Farrell ruled out of Russia clash due to concussion
# Injury Update
From The42
# Injury Update

Ireland centre Farrell ruled out of Russia clash due to concussion

Sep 29th 2019, 10:49 AM 9,863 Views 19 Comments

Jordi Murphy is due to join the squad in Kobe tomorrow and play on Thursday.

# concussion - Monday 16 September, 2019

'I have woken up every morning with pressure in my head' - Scotland star retires due to concussion
# Wave Goodbye
From The42
# Wave Goodbye

'I have woken up every morning with pressure in my head' - Scotland star retires due to concussion

Sep 16th 2019, 11:14 AM 13,940 Views 3 Comments

David Denton was capped 42 times and coach Gregor Townsend said the national side would ‘miss him’.

# concussion - Thursday 12 September, 2019

Anthony Joshua's trainer clarifies concussion comments after coming under fire
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Anthony Joshua's trainer clarifies concussion comments after coming under fire

Sep 12th 2019, 2:44 PM 11,906 Views 1 Comment

Rob McCracken initially suggested he allowed his fighter to continue while concussed.

# concussion - Tuesday 20 August, 2019

Australian batsman Smith ruled out of third Ashes Test with concussion
# Knockout Blow
From The42
# Knockout Blow

Australian batsman Smith ruled out of third Ashes Test with concussion

Aug 20th 2019, 11:16 AM 2,909 Views 3 Comments

Smith has not been given the all-clear to play by Cricket Australia doctors after being hit on the head at Lord’s.

# concussion - Sunday 18 August, 2019

Steve Smith sits out Ashes Test final day after concussive bowl
# Head Knock
From The42
# Head Knock

Steve Smith sits out Ashes Test final day after concussive bowl

Aug 18th 2019, 2:13 PM 4,285 Views 5 Comments

The Australian batsman took a sickening blow from a ball bowled by Jofra Archer.

# concussion - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

'A disappointing day' - Concussion forces former Galway footballer to retire
# Bowing Out
From The42
# Bowing Out

'A disappointing day' - Concussion forces former Galway footballer to retire

Jun 11th 2019, 3:00 PM 24,477 Views 6 Comments

Cormac Bane suffered two ‘serious and prolonged’ concussion injuries over the past two years.

# concussion - Monday 10 June, 2019

Armagh confirm star midfielder Burns released from hospital following Ulster defeat
# Concern
From The42
# Concern

Armagh confirm star midfielder Burns released from hospital following Ulster defeat

Jun 10th 2019, 5:59 PM 5,178 Views 0 Comments

‘Our experienced medical team will continue to assess and monitor Jarly Og,’ a statement reads.

# concussion - Tuesday 12 February, 2019

Leigh Halfpenny set for return after three months sidelined with concussion
# 6 Nations
From The42
# 6 Nations

Leigh Halfpenny set for return after three months sidelined with concussion

Feb 12th 2019, 11:43 AM 4,689 Views 2 Comments

The Wales fullback came through symptom-free after contact training with Scarlets last week.

# concussion - Saturday 9 February, 2019

Ireland expect Johnny Sexton to 'bounce back quickly' after failing HIA
# Head Injury
From The42
# Head Injury

Ireland expect Johnny Sexton to 'bounce back quickly' after failing HIA

Feb 9th 2019, 5:13 PM 12,641 Views 22 Comments

The experienced out-half was replaced by Joey Carbery in the first half of the win over Scotland.

# concussion - Tuesday 22 January, 2019

Clermont 'responsible' for Jamie Cudmore's concussion-related issues - neurologist
# Concussion
From The42
# Concussion

Clermont 'responsible' for Jamie Cudmore's concussion-related issues - neurologist

Jan 22nd 2019, 11:27 AM 10,202 Views 10 Comments

The retired Canadian international returned to play in the 2015 Heineken Champions Cup final despite suffering a head injury.

# concussion - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

Worrying news as Halfpenny set to miss start of Six Nations with concussion
# Concern
From The42
# Concern

Worrying news as Halfpenny set to miss start of Six Nations with concussion

Jan 8th 2019, 3:51 PM 6,545 Views 13 Comments

The fullback hasn’t played since November.

# concussion - Thursday 3 January, 2019

Halfpenny to see specialist as headaches persist after November concussion
# Sidelined
From The42
# Sidelined

Halfpenny to see specialist as headaches persist after November concussion

Jan 3rd 2019, 6:42 PM 10,959 Views 6 Comments

The Wales fullback was due to return against Cardiff Blues, but is ‘still picking up the odd issue’.

# concussion - Saturday 1 December, 2018

Ryan McHugh: 'I took about eight weeks off, I had a slight bleed in my brain'
# Concussion
From The42
# Concussion

Ryan McHugh: 'I took about eight weeks off, I had a slight bleed in my brain'

Dec 1st 2018, 7:00 AM 15,283 Views 1 Comment

The Donegal star has been out with two concussions in 2018.

# concussion - Saturday 24 November, 2018

'Your health is more important than a game of football at the end of the day' - forced to retire at 20
# Concussion
From The42
# Concussion

'Your health is more important than a game of football at the end of the day' - forced to retire at 20

Nov 24th 2018, 9:15 PM 46,145 Views 2 Comments

Roscommon U20 star Conor Shanagher has had to call it a day after six concussions.

# concussion - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

'The objective is my long-term health' - Ulster second row retires aged 30 following concussion concerns
# Retirement
From The42
# Retirement

'The objective is my long-term health' - Ulster second row retires aged 30 following concussion concerns

Oct 16th 2018, 4:38 PM 12,552 Views 6 Comments

Pete Browne confirmed his retirement on Tuesday after three seasons spent at Kingspan Stadium.

# concussion - Friday 5 October, 2018

‘You’re going to need to call these line-outs because I can’t remember any of them’
# Concussion
From The42
# Concussion

‘You’re going to need to call these line-outs because I can’t remember any of them’

Oct 5th 2018, 9:02 AM 28,142 Views 11 Comments

Iain Henderson suffered the first concussion of his career last weekend. Here he describes in detail how it unfolded from his perspective.

# concussion - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

Donegal star ruled out of action for rest of 2018 after suffering concussion in club challenge game
# Knockout Blow
From The42
# Knockout Blow

Donegal star ruled out of action for rest of 2018 after suffering concussion in club challenge game

Sep 26th 2018, 1:26 PM 7,570 Views 7 Comments

Ryan McHugh will miss the rest of Kilcar’s chaampionship campaign.

# concussion - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

'It's tough to see someone like Dippy have to retire at a young age'
# Brain Injury
From The42
# Brain Injury

'It's tough to see someone like Dippy have to retire at a young age'

Sep 11th 2018, 6:30 AM 6,932 Views 4 Comments

Leinster’s Jack Conan was sad to see his former team-mate forced to hang up his boots.

# concussion - Monday 10 September, 2018

Luke Shaw heading back to Man United after England concussion
# Injury News
From The42
# Injury News

Luke Shaw heading back to Man United after England concussion

Sep 10th 2018, 1:34 PM 4,784 Views 1 Comment

Gareth Southgate has called up Ben Chilwell and Demarai Gray to his squad.

# concussion - Saturday 8 September, 2018

Ireland international Dominic Ryan forced to retire due to concussion
# Head Injury
From The42
# Head Injury

Ireland international Dominic Ryan forced to retire due to concussion

Sep 8th 2018, 9:15 AM 41,584 Views 36 Comments

The 28-year-old played for Leicester Tigers last season.

# concussion - Sunday 5 August, 2018

How has World Rugby come to the point of the 'nipple line' and 'armpit line'?
# Tackle Height
From The42
# Tackle Height

How has World Rugby come to the point of the 'nipple line' and 'armpit line'?

Aug 5th 2018, 7:25 AM 29,105 Views 17 Comments

We spoke to Ross Tucker about the process of rugby attempting to lower the height of tackles.

# concussion - Friday 27 July, 2018

After intense headaches and feeling just plain 'crap', Jared Payne has moved to a new chapter
# The Natural
From The42
# The Natural

After intense headaches and feeling just plain 'crap', Jared Payne has moved to a new chapter

Jul 27th 2018, 12:00 PM 48,782 Views 23 Comments

‘Sometimes you felt like you had a bit of a hangover and other times it feels like something’s wrong in your head and you’re tempted to call A&E.’

# concussion - Tuesday 5 June, 2018

'What next? A cold for Firmino?' - Ramos responds to Karius concussion claims
# Ramos
From The42
# Ramos

'What next? A cold for Firmino?' - Ramos responds to Karius concussion claims

Jun 5th 2018, 3:52 PM 12,089 Views 28 Comments

The Spanish defender issued a sarcastic response to claims that Loris Karius sustained a serious injury during the Champions League final.

# concussion - Monday 23 April, 2018

England's Dylan Hartley set for extended break from rugby due to concussion
# Man Down
From The42
# Man Down

England's Dylan Hartley set for extended break from rugby due to concussion

Apr 23rd 2018, 3:26 PM 6,752 Views 16 Comments

‘It has been recommended that I take a break and while I find that decision hard to accept, it’s important I listen to that advice.’

# concussion - Saturday 21 April, 2018

A single concussion may increase the risk of Parkinson's disease by 56%
# Concussion
# Concussion

A single concussion may increase the risk of Parkinson's disease by 56%

Apr 21st 2018, 5:30 PM 12,111 Views 20 Comments

Researchers also found that those with a traumatic brain injury were diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease an average of two years earlier than those without.

# concussion - Thursday 19 April, 2018

NFL player who retired at 24 over concussion concerns says it's easy to cheat test
# Head Games
From The42
# Head Games

NFL player who retired at 24 over concussion concerns says it's easy to cheat test

Apr 19th 2018, 4:58 PM 4,681 Views 1 Comment

Chris Borland said players could manipulate the baseline test.

# concussion - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

'The concussion hit me for six really' - Ireland's Egan happy to be back after fears
# On The Double
From The42
# On The Double

'The concussion hit me for six really' - Ireland's Egan happy to be back after fears

Feb 14th 2018, 2:44 PM 3,650 Views 2 Comments

The Brentford skipper sustained two concussions in quick succession this season.

# concussion - Monday 5 February, 2018

French use of 'HIA' replacements under extra scrutiny with second stage of review
# Concussion
From The42
# Concussion

French use of 'HIA' replacements under extra scrutiny with second stage of review

Feb 5th 2018, 6:53 PM 12,587 Views 16 Comments

The Six Nations has stepped up the investigation into the classification of France’s replacements on Saturday.

# concussion - Friday 2 February, 2018

Gronk 'super excited' after being cleared to play Super Bowl LII
# Concussion
From The42
# Concussion

Gronk 'super excited' after being cleared to play Super Bowl LII

Feb 2nd 2018, 8:09 AM 4,219 Views 3 Comments

New England Patriots have received a boost ahead of Sunday’s big game.

# concussion - Monday 18 December, 2017

Christmas cool-off welcome after another weekend of big Champions Cup collisions
# Punishing
From The42
# Punishing

Christmas cool-off welcome after another weekend of big Champions Cup collisions

Dec 18th 2017, 2:51 AM 14,801 Views 21 Comments

After emerging victorious from another physical bout with Exeter Chiefs, Leo Cullen answered some tough questions about the state of the game.

# concussion - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

The All-Ireland winner who retired at 25 after eight concussions - 'It's not about me, it's about the issue'
# Speaking Out
From The42
# Speaking Out

The All-Ireland winner who retired at 25 after eight concussions - 'It's not about me, it's about the issue'

Nov 22nd 2017, 5:03 PM 48,206 Views 3 Comments

Diarmaid McNulty had to call time on playing GAA but wants others to avoid the same outcome.

# concussion - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

Post-training headaches still keeping Jared Payne out of rugby
# Long-term Absence
From The42
# Long-term Absence

Post-training headaches still keeping Jared Payne out of rugby

Nov 21st 2017, 6:27 PM 10,890 Views 12 Comments

‘What we are doing is trying to make sure the welfare of Jared is foremost.’

# concussion - Saturday 18 November, 2017

Pillows, Pele and the device an ex-League of Ireland player thinks can save the art of headers
# Head Games
From The42
# Head Games

Pillows, Pele and the device an ex-League of Ireland player thinks can save the art of headers

Nov 18th 2017, 8:00 AM 16,277 Views 8 Comments

With heading linked to dementia, there are calls for it to be outlawed in underage games.

# concussion - Monday 9 October, 2017

Athletes who suffer concussion more likely to report mental health issues after their careers
# Concern
From The42
# Concern

Athletes who suffer concussion more likely to report mental health issues after their careers

Oct 9th 2017, 7:02 PM 4,648 Views 7 Comments

Ireland was one of the eight countries to take part in the research.

# concussion - Tuesday 3 October, 2017

'You went out and you played, you got injected and then you played again'
# Looking Back
From The42
# Looking Back

'You went out and you played, you got injected and then you played again'

Oct 3rd 2017, 6:05 AM 5,925 Views 1 Comment

Martin O’Neill says modern football has moved on considerably in terms of medical treatment compared with his heyday as a player.

# concussion - Saturday 30 September, 2017

Pressure mounts on rugby chiefs as academics call for school scrums to be banned
# Spinal Injuries
# Spinal Injuries

Pressure mounts on rugby chiefs as academics call for school scrums to be banned

Sep 30th 2017, 9:15 AM 11,966 Views 47 Comments

A leading expert says young people are at greater risk of concussion and brain injury.

'Football is not something people typically viewed as being a concussion sport'
# Head Games
From The42
# Head Games

'Football is not something people typically viewed as being a concussion sport'

Sep 30th 2017, 7:00 AM 9,178 Views 12 Comments

Dr Colin Doherty on what Kevin Doyle’s retirement might mean for other footballers.

# concussion - Monday 4 September, 2017

Refs in Australia will give players suspected of having concussion blue cards this season
# Head Games
From The42
# Head Games

Refs in Australia will give players suspected of having concussion blue cards this season

Sep 4th 2017, 6:36 PM 5,073 Views 3 Comments

Refs will be able to send players to the line if they display certain symptoms.

# concussion - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

Can saliva diagnose concussion? The English Premiership is taking part in a trial to find out
# Spitting Damage
From The42
# Spitting Damage

Can saliva diagnose concussion? The English Premiership is taking part in a trial to find out

Aug 30th 2017, 11:31 AM 3,315 Views 1 Comment

Payers with confirmed or suspected concussion will provide saliva samples immediately following the injury.

# concussion - Thursday 17 August, 2017

Now rugby players will have to stay off the pitch for 10 minutes to undergo head injury assessment
# Take Time Out
From The42
# Take Time Out

Now rugby players will have to stay off the pitch for 10 minutes to undergo head injury assessment

Aug 17th 2017, 9:19 PM 5,277 Views 3 Comments

The new ruling wll be enforced from 26 August.