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#Concussion

# concussion - Thursday 21 May, 2015

From The42 George North's 'nightmare situation' continues with concussion to keep him out of semi-final Head Games

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

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

# concussion - Friday 15 May, 2015

From The42 One of Dublin's key players would consider quitting if he's concussed again Weigh It Up

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

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

# concussion - Sunday 10 May, 2015

From The42 Warren Gatland 'hugely worried' about George North's playing future Concussion

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

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

# concussion - Thursday 30 April, 2015

From The42 'Props shouldn't talk about anything except scrums!' - Sexton on Second Captains Concussion

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

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

# concussion - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

From The42 How was Robert Lewandowski allowed to stay on the pitch after this sickening clash? Concussion This post contains videos

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

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

From The42 5 things we learned from the weekend's Premier League action Analysis

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

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

# concussion - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

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

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

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

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

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

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

# concussion - Thursday 16 April, 2015

From The42 Ireland international Fitzpatrick forced to retire with concussion issues Head Injuries

Ireland international Fitzpatrick forced to retire with concussion issues

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

# concussion - Friday 10 April, 2015

From The42 An All Black prop has been forced to retire due to concussion problems Head Injury

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

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

# concussion - Thursday 9 April, 2015

From The42 'I remember everything now': Fergus McFadden talks us through his knock-out blow Concussion

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

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

# concussion - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

From The42 Sense has prevailed: George North will sit out the Champions Cup quarter-finals Concussion

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

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

# concussion - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

From The42 Head injury concerns forcing the NFL to redefine manhood Head Games

Head injury concerns forcing the NFL to redefine manhood

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

# concussion - Sunday 22 March, 2015

From The42 The science behind Fernando Alonso forgetting 20 years of his life after a crash Concussion

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

The F1 driver thought he was a teenage kart driver.

# concussion - Thursday 12 March, 2015

From The42 Here's what you need to know about concussion protocols in domestic rugby Best Practice This post contains videos

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

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

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

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

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

# concussion - Monday 23 February, 2015

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

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

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

# concussion - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

From The42 26-year-old Cardiff Blues player forced to retire due to concussion-related injury Calls It A Day

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

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

# concussion - Saturday 14 February, 2015

From The42 France captain Dusautoir: 'I don’t view Johnny Sexton as a target' Back In Action

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

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

# concussion - Friday 13 February, 2015

From The42 'Players who have had concussions are struggling through everyday life' Concussion

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

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

# concussion - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

From The42 'Not concussed' George North stood down by Wales for Scotland clash Rested

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

Move along, nothing to see here.

# concussion - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

From The42 Wales cleared of wrongdoing after George North head injury controversy Concussion

Wales cleared of wrongdoing after George North head injury controversy

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

From The42 Dr Eanna Falvey outlines each step of rugby's pro game concussion protocol Explainer This post contains videos

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

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

# concussion - Saturday 7 February, 2015

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

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

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

# concussion - Monday 2 February, 2015

From The42 Broken collarbone and concussion made for tough league opener for Mayo forward Knocked Out

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

Evan Regan suffered a big injury setback in Fitzgerald Stadium.

# concussion - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

From The42 Concussion diagnosis was scary - Johnny Sexton Interview

Concussion diagnosis was scary - Johnny Sexton

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

# concussion - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

From The42 Is it time for an independent doctor to rule on GAA concussion cases? Health Warning

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

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

# concussion - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

From The42 Luke Marshall set for another spell on the sidelines following fifth concussion Blow

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

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

# concussion - Monday 12 January, 2015

From The42 Dynamic Bundee Aki a concern for Connacht ahead of Exeter showdown Explosive

Dynamic Bundee Aki a concern for Connacht ahead of Exeter showdown

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

# concussion - Sunday 4 January, 2015

From The42 'We don't want to meet our players in 20 years time and find them suffering from dementia' Long Term Impact

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

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

# concussion - Friday 19 December, 2014

From The42 Racing Metro rule Jonathan Sexton out until mid-February, when Ireland host France Concussion

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

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

From The42 NFL player says he'd rather 'die 10 years earlier' than not play American football Head Games

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

Chris Conte has suffered three concussions this season.

# concussion - Monday 8 December, 2014

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

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

Luke Marshall is back in training however.

# concussion - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

From The42 Concussion not a concern for Sexton with ever-increasing knowledge protecting players Head Games

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

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

From The42 Sexton, Kearney and D'Arcy all set for return-to-play protocols Head Injuries

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

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

# concussion - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

From The42 England coach Lancaster 'optimistic' that Lawes and Hartley will pass concussion protocols 'boklash

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

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

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

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

That’s what New Zealand based CSX hope for.

# concussion - Friday 24 October, 2014

From The42 13-year old Ronan Fitzgerald had 120 seconds of life left after a clash of heads Recovery

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

Thankfully, the Kerry youngster made a full recovery.

# concussion - Thursday 23 October, 2014

From The42 'I'm shook, a sitting duck': How Brian O'Driscoll talked his way back onto the field against France Concussion

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

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

# concussion - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

From The42 9-Time NHL All-Star Jeremy Roenick describes life after 13 concussions Memory Loss

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

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