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#Concussion

# concussion - Thursday 21 May, 2015

George North's 'nightmare situation' continues with concussion to keep him out of semi-final
# Head Games
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# Head Games

George North's 'nightmare situation' continues with concussion to keep him out of semi-final

May 21st 2015, 1:00 PM 7,699 Views 6 Comments

The Northampton wing declared himself symptom-free, but his medical team have not cleared him to play.

# concussion - Friday 15 May, 2015

One of Dublin's key players would consider quitting if he's concussed again
# Weigh It Up
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# Weigh It Up

One of Dublin's key players would consider quitting if he's concussed again

May 15th 2015, 6:00 AM 6,505 Views 1 Comment

It’s a serious issue for Rory O’Carroll.

# concussion - Sunday 10 May, 2015

Warren Gatland 'hugely worried' about George North's playing future
# Concussion
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# Concussion

Warren Gatland 'hugely worried' about George North's playing future

May 10th 2015, 12:30 PM 9,242 Views 10 Comments

The 23-year-old wing suffered three concussions in the space of four months this season.

# concussion - Thursday 30 April, 2015

'Props shouldn't talk about anything except scrums!' - Sexton on Second Captains
# Concussion
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# Concussion

'Props shouldn't talk about anything except scrums!' - Sexton on Second Captains

Apr 30th 2015, 11:37 AM 10,023 Views 9 Comments

The Ireland out-half addressed Laurent Bénézech’s comments about his return from concussion.

# concussion - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

How was Robert Lewandowski allowed to stay on the pitch after this sickening clash?
# Concussion
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# Concussion

How was Robert Lewandowski allowed to stay on the pitch after this sickening clash?

Apr 29th 2015, 9:35 AM 6,474 Views 2 Comments

Bayern Munich striker broke his upper jaw and his nose – but was allowed to play on until the final whistle.

# concussion - Sunday 26 April, 2015

5 things we learned from the weekend's Premier League action
# Analysis
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# Analysis

5 things we learned from the weekend's Premier League action

Apr 26th 2015, 8:26 PM 14,875 Views 26 Comments

We also assess Liverpool’s disappointing result and intriguing Spurs-Southampton clash.

# concussion - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

Conor O'Shea: 'I want to see Mike Brown right when he's in his 50s'
# Concussion
From The42
# Concussion

Conor O'Shea: 'I want to see Mike Brown right when he's in his 50s'

Apr 22nd 2015, 6:54 PM 9,890 Views 13 Comments

The fullback suffered his initial concussion on 14 February and is unlikely to feature for his club again this season.

# concussion - Monday 20 April, 2015

Australian rugby player, 25, dies following head injury in 'tragic accident' on field
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

Australian rugby player, 25, dies following head injury in 'tragic accident' on field

Apr 20th 2015, 9:08 AM 30,355 Views 26 Comments

Nicholas Tooth was injured tackling an opponent in a regional NSW fixture on Saturday.

# concussion - Thursday 16 April, 2015

Ireland international Fitzpatrick forced to retire with concussion issues
# Head Injuries
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# Head Injuries

Ireland international Fitzpatrick forced to retire with concussion issues

Apr 16th 2015, 5:00 PM 24,845 Views 12 Comments

The 31-year-old has called time on his career on the advice of a neurologist.

# concussion - Friday 10 April, 2015

An All Black prop has been forced to retire due to concussion problems
# Head Injury
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# Head Injury

An All Black prop has been forced to retire due to concussion problems

Apr 10th 2015, 11:09 AM 6,848 Views 0 Comments

27-year-old Ben Afeaki has called time on his rugby career.

# concussion - Thursday 9 April, 2015

'I remember everything now': Fergus McFadden talks us through his knock-out blow
# Concussion
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# Concussion

'I remember everything now': Fergus McFadden talks us through his knock-out blow

Apr 9th 2015, 8:31 AM 5,192 Views 1 Comment

The winger is following his return to play protocols this week after colliding with Kyle Eastmond’s shoulder.

# concussion - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

Sense has prevailed: George North will sit out the Champions Cup quarter-finals
# Concussion
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# Concussion

Sense has prevailed: George North will sit out the Champions Cup quarter-finals

Apr 1st 2015, 2:50 PM 5,208 Views 4 Comments

The 22-year-old Northampton Saints wing was knocked out last weekend against Wasps.

# concussion - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

Head injury concerns forcing the NFL to redefine manhood
# Head Games
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# Head Games

Head injury concerns forcing the NFL to redefine manhood

Mar 25th 2015, 5:00 PM 5,695 Views 6 Comments

Former WWE star and concussion campaigner Chris Nowinski says he expects more young players to retire.

# concussion - Sunday 22 March, 2015

The science behind Fernando Alonso forgetting 20 years of his life after a crash
# Concussion
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# Concussion

The science behind Fernando Alonso forgetting 20 years of his life after a crash

Mar 22nd 2015, 9:14 AM 10,954 Views 6 Comments

The F1 driver thought he was a teenage kart driver.

# concussion - Thursday 12 March, 2015

Here's what you need to know about concussion protocols in domestic rugby
# Best Practice
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# Best Practice

Here's what you need to know about concussion protocols in domestic rugby

Mar 12th 2015, 7:45 PM 4,868 Views 1 Comment

Professionals can return to play within a week, but amateurs must be given at least 21 days to recover from a concussion.

# concussion - Monday 2 March, 2015

Sexton's hamstring only 'minor' as O'Brien and Payne suffer concussion
# Injury Update
From The42
# Injury Update

Sexton's hamstring only 'minor' as O'Brien and Payne suffer concussion

Mar 2nd 2015, 3:12 PM 11,277 Views 29 Comments

Both concussed players have begun their return-to-play protocols.

# concussion - Monday 23 February, 2015

'I kind of ran away from it initially' - Fogarty fronts up on concussion issue
# Head Injury
From The42
# Head Injury

'I kind of ran away from it initially' - Fogarty fronts up on concussion issue

Feb 23rd 2015, 6:10 PM 17,471 Views 6 Comments

The former Leinster hooker says players are ‘never going to want to come off’ after knocks to the head.

# concussion - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

26-year-old Cardiff Blues player forced to retire due to concussion-related injury
# Calls It A Day
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# Calls It A Day

26-year-old Cardiff Blues player forced to retire due to concussion-related injury

Feb 17th 2015, 1:01 PM 6,187 Views 7 Comments

Rory Watts-Jones has revealed he is ‘devastated’ after having been advised to end his career.

# concussion - Saturday 14 February, 2015

France captain Dusautoir: 'I don’t view Johnny Sexton as a target'
# Back In Action
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# Back In Action

France captain Dusautoir: 'I don’t view Johnny Sexton as a target'

Feb 14th 2015, 12:01 AM 4,480 Views 1 Comment

The Toulouse back row has moved to reduce any perceived tension ahead of the Six Nations clash.

# concussion - Friday 13 February, 2015

'Players who have had concussions are struggling through everyday life'
# Concussion
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# Concussion

'Players who have had concussions are struggling through everyday life'

Feb 13th 2015, 7:30 AM 6,816 Views 1 Comment

Jimmy Gopperth is grateful for Leinster’s excellent medical staff.

# concussion - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

'Not concussed' George North stood down by Wales for Scotland clash
# Rested
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# Rested

'Not concussed' George North stood down by Wales for Scotland clash

Feb 11th 2015, 1:34 PM 4,901 Views 5 Comments

Move along, nothing to see here.

# concussion - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

Wales cleared of wrongdoing after George North head injury controversy
# Concussion
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# Concussion

Wales cleared of wrongdoing after George North head injury controversy

Feb 10th 2015, 8:22 PM 5,442 Views 2 Comments

However, World Rugby says the wing should have been removed from the field of play.

Dr Eanna Falvey outlines each step of rugby's pro game concussion protocol
# Explainer
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# Explainer

Dr Eanna Falvey outlines each step of rugby's pro game concussion protocol

Feb 10th 2015, 12:00 PM 10,157 Views 6 Comments

Here’s how the head injury assessment and recovery stages are supposed to work in the professional game.

# concussion - Saturday 7 February, 2015

World Rugby request full report from Wales after outrage over George North
# Head Injury
From The42
# Head Injury

World Rugby request full report from Wales after outrage over George North

Feb 7th 2015, 1:38 PM 13,799 Views 9 Comments

The WRU says the imposing wing passed all head injury protocols they carried out last night.

# concussion - Monday 2 February, 2015

Broken collarbone and concussion made for tough league opener for Mayo forward
# Knocked Out
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# Knocked Out

Broken collarbone and concussion made for tough league opener for Mayo forward

Feb 2nd 2015, 10:00 AM 7,894 Views 4 Comments

Evan Regan suffered a big injury setback in Fitzgerald Stadium.

# concussion - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Concussion diagnosis was scary - Johnny Sexton
# Interview
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# Interview

Concussion diagnosis was scary - Johnny Sexton

Jan 28th 2015, 11:07 AM 4,973 Views 2 Comments

The Ireland star initially also revealed that his Racing Metro teammates jokingly call him ‘Johnny Vacances’.

# concussion - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

Is it time for an independent doctor to rule on GAA concussion cases?
# Health Warning
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# Health Warning

Is it time for an independent doctor to rule on GAA concussion cases?

Jan 14th 2015, 8:00 AM 9,135 Views 12 Comments

Mayo’s Aidan O’Shea thinks it could be time for that introduction.

# concussion - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

Luke Marshall set for another spell on the sidelines following fifth concussion
# Blow
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# Blow

Luke Marshall set for another spell on the sidelines following fifth concussion

Jan 13th 2015, 5:31 PM 7,402 Views 16 Comments

Ulster also confirmed that Dan Tuohy is to miss the Six Nations.

# concussion - Monday 12 January, 2015

Dynamic Bundee Aki a concern for Connacht ahead of Exeter showdown
# Explosive
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# Explosive

Dynamic Bundee Aki a concern for Connacht ahead of Exeter showdown

Jan 12th 2015, 9:55 PM 5,101 Views 4 Comments

The 24-year-old suffered an ankle injury against Edinburgh on Friday night in Galway.

# concussion - Sunday 4 January, 2015

'We don't want to meet our players in 20 years time and find them suffering from dementia'
# Long Term Impact
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# Long Term Impact

'We don't want to meet our players in 20 years time and find them suffering from dementia'

Jan 4th 2015, 12:30 PM 7,407 Views 15 Comments

Premiership rugby side Saracens have launched a ground-breaking concussion programme.

# concussion - Friday 19 December, 2014

Racing Metro rule Jonathan Sexton out until mid-February, when Ireland host France
# Concussion
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# Concussion

Racing Metro rule Jonathan Sexton out until mid-February, when Ireland host France

Dec 19th 2014, 4:18 PM 9,276 Views 13 Comments

After his fourth concussion in a year, his club confirmed that he will be stood down from contact training for 12 weeks.

# concussion - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

NFL player says he'd rather 'die 10 years earlier' than not play American football
# Head Games
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# Head Games

NFL player says he'd rather 'die 10 years earlier' than not play American football

Dec 17th 2014, 9:00 PM 3,517 Views 1 Comment

Chris Conte has suffered three concussions this season.

# concussion - Monday 8 December, 2014

Revolving door at 12 for Ulster as Olding suffers concussion and McCloskey injures elbow
# Marshall Law
From The42
# Marshall Law

Revolving door at 12 for Ulster as Olding suffers concussion and McCloskey injures elbow

Dec 8th 2014, 4:59 PM 2,736 Views 1 Comment

Luke Marshall is back in training however.

# concussion - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Concussion not a concern for Sexton with ever-increasing knowledge protecting players
# Head Games
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# Head Games

Concussion not a concern for Sexton with ever-increasing knowledge protecting players

Nov 25th 2014, 8:40 PM 5,296 Views 3 Comments

The out-half insists his head injury is not overly serious, but is pleased that he has more information than ever to review the issue.

# concussion - Sunday 23 November, 2014

Sexton, Kearney and D'Arcy all set for return-to-play protocols
# Head Injuries
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# Head Injuries

Sexton, Kearney and D'Arcy all set for return-to-play protocols

Nov 23rd 2014, 7:21 PM 7,942 Views 1 Comment

Conor Murray also underwent a Head Injury Assessment during the clash with Australia yesterday.

# concussion - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

England coach Lancaster 'optimistic' that Lawes and Hartley will pass concussion protocols
# 'boklash
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# 'boklash

England coach Lancaster 'optimistic' that Lawes and Hartley will pass concussion protocols

Nov 11th 2014, 3:55 PM 2,863 Views 8 Comments

England’s head coach says his lock is ‘symptom free’ while also hopeful his hooker can pass the Thursday cog test.

# concussion - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

Could a device the size of a euro coin radically improve concussion identification?
# Head Games
From The42
# Head Games

Could a device the size of a euro coin radically improve concussion identification?

Nov 5th 2014, 8:00 AM 7,884 Views 1 Comment

That’s what New Zealand based CSX hope for.

# concussion - Friday 24 October, 2014

13-year old Ronan Fitzgerald had 120 seconds of life left after a clash of heads
# Recovery
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# Recovery

13-year old Ronan Fitzgerald had 120 seconds of life left after a clash of heads

Oct 24th 2014, 5:00 PM 36,544 Views 14 Comments

Thankfully, the Kerry youngster made a full recovery.

# concussion - Thursday 23 October, 2014

'I'm shook, a sitting duck': How Brian O'Driscoll talked his way back onto the field against France
# Concussion
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# Concussion

'I'm shook, a sitting duck': How Brian O'Driscoll talked his way back onto the field against France

Oct 23rd 2014, 8:15 AM 11,030 Views 12 Comments

The centre was treated for suspected in concussion in a gruelling Six Nations clash with France in 2013.

# concussion - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

9-Time NHL All-Star Jeremy Roenick describes life after 13 concussions
# Memory Loss
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# Memory Loss

9-Time NHL All-Star Jeremy Roenick describes life after 13 concussions

Oct 21st 2014, 9:42 AM 3,506 Views 0 Comments

The 44-year-old says he fears he may one day develop dementia.