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#Concussion

# concussion - Tuesday 9 March, 2021

Football's concussion protocols 'a shambles,' says brain injury expert
# Return To Play
From The42
# Return To Play

Football's concussion protocols 'a shambles,' says brain injury expert

Mar 9th 2021, 6:38 PM 2,585 Views 1 Comment

Professor Willie Stewart also says that there is a lack of research in head impacts in women’s sport.

# concussion - Thursday 18 February, 2021

Concussion subs to be trialled in League of Ireland this season
# Good News
From The42
# Good News

Concussion subs to be trialled in League of Ireland this season

Feb 18th 2021, 10:51 PM 1,869 Views 0 Comments

The FAI explained the process in a statement this evening.

Ireland expect to be without Caelan Doris 'for the foreseeable future'
# Head Injury
From The42
# Head Injury

Ireland expect to be without Caelan Doris 'for the foreseeable future'

Feb 18th 2021, 2:24 PM 18,095 Views 9 Comments

However, Ireland head coach Andy Farrell expects to have several players back from injury for the Italy game.

# concussion - Friday 12 February, 2021

'Honestly, I thought it stank on so many grounds. I will leave it at that'
# Johnny Sexton
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# Johnny Sexton

'Honestly, I thought it stank on so many grounds. I will leave it at that'

Updated Feb 12th 2021, 3:20 PM 40,582 Views 20 Comments

Ireland coach Andy Farrell delivered an angry response to the French neurologist who publicly spoke about Johnny Sexton’s concussion history this week.

# concussion - Thursday 11 February, 2021

'I’m not going to go and be stupid. I’m not going to risk anything' - Sexton moves to ease health concerns
# Concussion
From The42
# Concussion

'I’m not going to go and be stupid. I’m not going to risk anything' - Sexton moves to ease health concerns

Updated Feb 11th 2021, 3:07 PM 19,054 Views 17 Comments

The Ireland captain says he has full confidence in the return to play protocols.

# concussion - Wednesday 10 February, 2021

Sexton 'shocked and saddened' by French doctor's 'totally inappropriate' concussion comments
# Rugby
From The42
# Rugby

Sexton 'shocked and saddened' by French doctor's 'totally inappropriate' concussion comments

Updated Feb 10th 2021, 4:01 PM 59,620 Views 60 Comments

The neurologist who recommended Sexton be stood down from rugby in 2014 today said he regretted suggesting the out-half has suffered 30 concussions.

# concussion - Tuesday 9 February, 2021

France's Marchand says 'nobody else is in Sexton's shoes' after head injury
# Protocols
From The42
# Protocols

France's Marchand says 'nobody else is in Sexton's shoes' after head injury

Feb 9th 2021, 8:45 PM 19,552 Views 12 Comments

The Ireland captain was forced off injured against Wales last weekend.

# concussion - Tuesday 2 February, 2021

Injury blow for Ireland as number eight Doris ruled out of Wales clash
# Concussion
From The42
# Concussion

Injury blow for Ireland as number eight Doris ruled out of Wales clash

Feb 2nd 2021, 3:16 PM 26,157 Views 46 Comments

Quinn Roux has also picked up an injury, while Gavin Coombes and Ryan Baird join the squad.

# concussion - Friday 29 January, 2021

Concussion substitutes to be permitted in the Premier League from February
# Solution
From The42
# Solution

Concussion substitutes to be permitted in the Premier League from February

Jan 29th 2021, 9:35 PM 1,729 Views 3 Comments

The new protocol will first come into force in the FA Cup from next month’s fifth round.

# concussion - Wednesday 20 January, 2021

Premier League to introduce concussion substitutions as concerns mount
# Head First
From The42
# Head First

Premier League to introduce concussion substitutions as concerns mount

Jan 20th 2021, 4:40 PM 2,151 Views 1 Comment

The move comes with Wolves striker Raul Jimenez still working his way back from a fractured skull.

# concussion - Thursday 17 December, 2020

6 more former players take action against rugby union in concussion lawsuit
# Development
From The42
# Development

6 more former players take action against rugby union in concussion lawsuit

Dec 17th 2020, 5:24 PM 29,993 Views 0 Comments

Ex-internationals are amongst the number.

# concussion - Tuesday 15 December, 2020

'I should not have continued playing' - Vertonghen opens up on nine-month struggle post-concussion
# Long Road Back
From The42
# Long Road Back

'I should not have continued playing' - Vertonghen opens up on nine-month struggle post-concussion

Dec 15th 2020, 6:49 PM 8,597 Views 3 Comments

The former Tottenham defender has revealed long-lasting effects of a concussion sustained in the 2019 Champions League semi-final against Ajax.

# concussion - Thursday 10 December, 2020

'I'm luckily not suffering from symptoms so I didn't feel it was right to get involved'
# The42 Rugby Weekly
From The42
# The42 Rugby Weekly

'I'm luckily not suffering from symptoms so I didn't feel it was right to get involved'

Dec 10th 2020, 9:35 PM 50,883 Views 12 Comments

Bernard Jackman told The42 Rugby Weekly about his experiences with concussion.

Rugby players' union boss calls for urgent action to prevent head injuries
# Changes
From The42
# Changes

Rugby players' union boss calls for urgent action to prevent head injuries

Dec 10th 2020, 2:32 PM 2,951 Views 0 Comments

Exeter boss Rob Baxter said it was ‘disingenuous’ for people not to recognise the steps rugby had taken to make the sport safer, meanwhile.

'Sad and scary' - There is only one topic on the rugby world's mind
# Brain Injury
From The42
# Brain Injury

'Sad and scary' - There is only one topic on the rugby world's mind

Updated Dec 10th 2020, 8:00 AM 27,490 Views 28 Comments

The words of Steve Thompson, Alix Popham, and Michael Lipman have rocked the professional game.

# concussion - Tuesday 8 December, 2020

Rugby's biggest problem rears it head as ex-players consider legal action
# Brain Injury
From The42
# Brain Injury

Rugby's biggest problem rears it head as ex-players consider legal action

Dec 8th 2020, 5:47 PM 13,762 Views 14 Comments

Ex-England hooker Steve Thompson has been diagnosed with early onset dementia and probable CTE.

# concussion - Tuesday 25 August, 2020

Connacht lock Thornbury back on his feet after Sunday concussion
# Update
From The42
# Update

Connacht lock Thornbury back on his feet after Sunday concussion

Aug 25th 2020, 12:53 PM 4,732 Views 2 Comments

Head coach Andy Friend will continue with his plans to rotate through his squad for Sunday’s clash with Munster.

# concussion - Thursday 12 March, 2020

Opinion: 'The culture of playing through pain and concussion needs to change'
# Head In The Game
# Head In The Game

Opinion: 'The culture of playing through pain and concussion needs to change'

Mar 12th 2020, 7:30 PM 9,327 Views 4 Comments

‘I’d become wise how to beat the tests’ – responses to concussion researcher show more than protocols and workshops needed to change culture.

Opinion: 'The culture of playing through pain and concussion in GAA needs to change'
# Head In The Game
From The42
# Head In The Game

Opinion: 'The culture of playing through pain and concussion in GAA needs to change'

Mar 12th 2020, 7:30 PM 2,638 Views 1 Comment

‘I’d become wise how to beat the tests’ – responses to concussion researcher show more than protocols and workshops needed to change culture.

# concussion - Thursday 20 February, 2020

Biggar back from concussion as Wales make two changes for visit of France
# Cardiff Clash
From The42
# Cardiff Clash

Biggar back from concussion as Wales make two changes for visit of France

Feb 20th 2020, 12:42 PM 5,751 Views 6 Comments

Ross Moriarty and Gareth Davies come into the starting XV for Wayne Pivac’s side.

# concussion - Wednesday 19 February, 2020

'I'm thankful. People have gotten badly hurt and ended up with lifelong repercussions of concussion'
# HIA
From The42
# HIA

'I'm thankful. People have gotten badly hurt and ended up with lifelong repercussions of concussion'

Feb 19th 2020, 6:45 AM 3,097 Views 0 Comments

Ireland hooker Cliodhna Moloney details her recent HIA return, reflects on the Six Nations so far and looks to England.

# 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 9,836 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 13,893 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 11,859 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 2,882 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 4,265 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 24,390 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 5,112 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 4,662 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 12,606 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 10,162 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 6,524 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 10,900 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 15,175 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 45,883 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 12,526 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 28,094 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 7,548 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 6,881 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 4,754 Views 1 Comment

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

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