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#Concussion

# concussion - Friday 5 October, 2018

‘You’re going to need to call these line-outs because I can’t remember any of them’
# Concussion
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# 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 28,105 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
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# 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 7,550 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
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# Brain Injury

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

Sep 11th 2018, 6:30 AM 6,892 Views 5 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
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# Injury News

Luke Shaw heading back to Man United after England concussion

Sep 10th 2018, 1:34 PM 4,756 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
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# Head Injury

Ireland international Dominic Ryan forced to retire due to concussion

Sep 8th 2018, 9:15 AM 41,503 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
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# Tackle Height

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

Aug 5th 2018, 7:25 AM 29,033 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
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# The Natural

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

Jul 27th 2018, 12:00 PM 48,737 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
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# Ramos

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

Jun 5th 2018, 3:52 PM 12,022 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
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# Man Down

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

Apr 23rd 2018, 3:26 PM 6,716 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 12,092 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
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# Head Games

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

Apr 19th 2018, 4:58 PM 4,663 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
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# 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 3,612 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
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# Concussion

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

Feb 5th 2018, 6:53 PM 12,555 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
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# Concussion

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

Feb 2nd 2018, 8:09 AM 4,200 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
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# Punishing

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

Dec 18th 2017, 2:51 AM 14,786 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
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# 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 47,793 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
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# Long-term Absence

Post-training headaches still keeping Jared Payne out of rugby

Nov 21st 2017, 6:27 PM 10,867 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
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# 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 16,221 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
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# Concern

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

Oct 9th 2017, 7:02 PM 4,631 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
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# Looking Back

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

Oct 3rd 2017, 6:05 AM 5,906 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 11,879 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
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# Head Games

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

Sep 30th 2017, 7:00 AM 9,150 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
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# Head Games

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

Sep 4th 2017, 6:36 PM 5,060 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
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# Spitting Damage

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

Aug 30th 2017, 11:31 AM 3,299 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
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# 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 5,239 Views 3 Comments

The new ruling wll be enforced from 26 August.

# concussion - Friday 11 August, 2017

'I hope it doesn't take some awful accident for us to wake up to the fact sport is getting more rough'
# Shane Ross
# Shane Ross

'I hope it doesn't take some awful accident for us to wake up to the fact sport is getting more rough'

Aug 11th 2017, 6:00 AM 13,068 Views 18 Comments

Shane Ross said he is concerned about dangerous behaviour taking place in sports.

# concussion - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

Former England lock Botha forced to retire due to concussion
# Medical Grounds
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# Medical Grounds

Former England lock Botha forced to retire due to concussion

Aug 8th 2017, 4:07 PM 6,327 Views 0 Comments

The South African-born 35-year-old says he is ‘truly blessed’ after a career in the Premiership and at international level.

# concussion - Saturday 24 June, 2017

'It's a worry for the game obviously:' Doug Howlett laments Ben Smith's latest concussion
# Concussion
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# Concussion

'It's a worry for the game obviously:' Doug Howlett laments Ben Smith's latest concussion

Jun 24th 2017, 1:55 PM 8,318 Views 1 Comment

The All-Blacks legend also paid tribute to Rieko Ioane for a superb performance.

# concussion - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

We don't let our children smoke or drink so why do we deliberately expose them to potential brain damage?
# Head Games
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# Head Games

We don't let our children smoke or drink so why do we deliberately expose them to potential brain damage?

Jun 6th 2017, 4:10 PM 21,146 Views 27 Comments

Dr. Bennet Omalu wants to restrict the types of sport played by children.

# concussion - Friday 19 May, 2017

A former NFL player is fighting for the league to change its harsh stance on marijuana
# OLD-FASHIONED
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# OLD-FASHIONED

A former NFL player is fighting for the league to change its harsh stance on marijuana

May 19th 2017, 9:00 PM 3,970 Views 3 Comments

And Former Baltimore Ravens offensive tackle Eugene Monroe is putting his money where his mouth is.

# concussion - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

The doctor who inspired Will Smith's Concussion movie is coming to Ireland
# Head Games
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# Head Games

The doctor who inspired Will Smith's Concussion movie is coming to Ireland

May 17th 2017, 1:11 PM 9,044 Views 5 Comments

Dr Bennet Omalu will speak at the Royal College of Surgeons in June.

# concussion - Sunday 7 May, 2017

Concussion 'guidance document' being drafted for schools, clubs and sports governing bodies
# Head Injury
# Head Injury

Concussion 'guidance document' being drafted for schools, clubs and sports governing bodies

May 7th 2017, 8:45 AM 7,088 Views 10 Comments

The document comes after five young rugby players suffered serious head injuries during Junior Cup games.

# concussion - Thursday 23 March, 2017

Australian rugby to trial more stringent 'blue card' system for concussion
# Head Games
From The42
# Head Games

Australian rugby to trial more stringent 'blue card' system for concussion

Mar 23rd 2017, 8:38 AM 6,251 Views 11 Comments

Players with a suspected concussion will not be allowed return in the same match.

# concussion - Thursday 23 February, 2017

Concussions still a 'fact-free zone' as leading researchers call for national guidelines
# Head Games
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# Head Games

Concussions still a 'fact-free zone' as leading researchers call for national guidelines

Feb 23rd 2017, 8:00 AM 7,504 Views 3 Comments

A major conference on concussive brain injuries will take place in Trinity College tomorrow.

# concussion - Monday 6 February, 2017

Mattie Donnelly's second concussion in seven months puts him in doubt for Dublin clash
# Protocol
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# Protocol

Mattie Donnelly's second concussion in seven months puts him in doubt for Dublin clash

Feb 6th 2017, 11:59 AM 4,656 Views 0 Comments

Elsewhere, Kerry defender Shane Enright was treated in hospital for concussion after an accidental collision with Michael Murphy.

# concussion - Sunday 5 February, 2017

'I don't mind being sore from rugby when I grow up but it's different when you can't hold a conversation'
# Marshall Law
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# Marshall Law

'I don't mind being sore from rugby when I grow up but it's different when you can't hold a conversation'

Feb 5th 2017, 8:00 PM 45,326 Views 5 Comments

After nearly twelve months on the sidelines with concussion, Ben Marshall had to make the brave decision to cut his professional career short at the age of 26.

# concussion - Friday 3 February, 2017

Against the head: how the issue of concussion developed from amateur to professional rugby
# Concussion
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# Concussion

Against the head: how the issue of concussion developed from amateur to professional rugby

Feb 3rd 2017, 10:00 PM 3,741 Views 0 Comments

Dr Barry O’Driscoll resigned as medical advisor to the IRB in 2012.

Concussion symptoms three times higher in soccer players who head the ball
# Header
# Header

Concussion symptoms three times higher in soccer players who head the ball

Feb 3rd 2017, 6:10 AM 8,984 Views 13 Comments

It adds to the mounting evidence that frequently heading a soccer ball has serious long-term effects.

# concussion - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

IRFU has introduced mandatory concussion management training for coaches in Schools Cup rugby
# Using The Head
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# Using The Head

IRFU has introduced mandatory concussion management training for coaches in Schools Cup rugby

Jan 24th 2017, 3:13 PM 3,564 Views 1 Comment

The move comes after a high-profile on-field row involving a coach last year.

# concussion - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

A reminder that the NFL still has a serious head injury problem
# Injury
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# Injury

A reminder that the NFL still has a serious head injury problem

Jan 17th 2017, 11:14 AM 4,879 Views 3 Comments

Chris Conley is the latest player to take a massive hit to the head and only miss one play.