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#Concussion

# concussion - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

'You’re always focused on the result and that's dangerous when there are players at stake'
# Player Welfare
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# Player Welfare

'You’re always focused on the result and that's dangerous when there are players at stake'

Jan 27th 2016, 11:34 AM 5,819 Views 2 Comments

Concussion was one of the big issues discussed at the recent GAA Coaching Conference.

# concussion - Saturday 23 January, 2016

'He looked okay in the dressing room' - Leo Cullen delivers injury update on Sexton
# Concussion
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# Concussion

'He looked okay in the dressing room' - Leo Cullen delivers injury update on Sexton

Jan 23rd 2016, 6:14 PM 10,379 Views 33 Comments

The Leinster coach also revealed Marty Moore suffered a hamstring injury.

Concern for Johnny Sexton as out-half suffers another head injury
# Worrying
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# Worrying

Concern for Johnny Sexton as out-half suffers another head injury

Jan 23rd 2016, 4:11 PM 10,821 Views 18 Comments

He was replaced after just nine minutes of Leinster’s game with Wasps this afternoon.

# concussion - Monday 11 January, 2016

Positive injury update on Jamie Heaslip as he responds well to heavy knock to head
# Concussion
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# Concussion

Positive injury update on Jamie Heaslip as he responds well to heavy knock to head

Jan 11th 2016, 2:40 PM 5,274 Views 5 Comments

The Leinster number eight was ‘bouncing’ around this morning.

# concussion - Thursday 17 December, 2015

'We've to create a culture where it's the norm to be honest about concussion' -- Kevin McLaughlin
# All In The Head
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# All In The Head

'We've to create a culture where it's the norm to be honest about concussion' -- Kevin McLaughlin

Dec 17th 2015, 8:00 AM 7,347 Views 0 Comments

The flanker’s career was ended by collisions not involving his head after he covered up the problem for almost a year.

# concussion - Sunday 15 November, 2015

Leinster face injury headaches with short turnaround for huge Bath clash
# Concussion
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# Concussion

Leinster face injury headaches with short turnaround for huge Bath clash

Nov 15th 2015, 5:17 PM 10,736 Views 2 Comments

Three of the province’s players suffered head injuries against Wasps.

# concussion - Friday 6 November, 2015

The final trailer for Will Smith's new movie paints the NFL in a really bad light
# League Of Denial
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# League Of Denial

The final trailer for Will Smith's new movie paints the NFL in a really bad light

Nov 6th 2015, 10:30 AM 8,705 Views 4 Comments

Peter Landesman’s ‘Concussion’ is released next month.

# concussion - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

'The way the media cover it you'd think everyone was going to get concussed every game'
# Head Games
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# Head Games

'The way the media cover it you'd think everyone was going to get concussed every game'

Nov 3rd 2015, 5:11 PM 5,410 Views 5 Comments

The IRFU’s Head of Medical Services is not happy with some coverage of concussion.

# concussion - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

Concussion rules Joseph Duffy out of UFC Dublin's main event
# Breaking News
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# Breaking News

Concussion rules Joseph Duffy out of UFC Dublin's main event

Oct 21st 2015, 10:50 PM 22,379 Views 60 Comments

Paddy Holahan’s bout with Louis Smolka has been promoted to the headline slot.

# concussion - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

Susceptibility to concussion forces retirement on Leinster and Ireland flanker Kevin McLaughlin
# Concussion
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# Concussion

Susceptibility to concussion forces retirement on Leinster and Ireland flanker Kevin McLaughlin

Sep 22nd 2015, 2:42 PM 9,494 Views 15 Comments

The 31-year-old played 115 times for his province over eight years.

# concussion - Friday 18 September, 2015

Research finds 96% of dead NFL players have brain disease at centre of concussion crisis
# Shocking
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# Shocking

Research finds 96% of dead NFL players have brain disease at centre of concussion crisis

Sep 18th 2015, 10:00 PM 6,458 Views 3 Comments

87 of 91 players tested positive for Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy.

# concussion - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

'I was diagnosed with epilepsy last season, which is thought to be from multiple head traumas'
# Concussion
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# Concussion

'I was diagnosed with epilepsy last season, which is thought to be from multiple head traumas'

Sep 15th 2015, 11:38 AM 10,841 Views 13 Comments

Jonathan Thomas has been forced to retire after multiple head injuries.

# concussion - Thursday 10 September, 2015

An NFL rookie is retiring at 24 because the 'next hit could kill me'
# Head Games
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# Head Games

An NFL rookie is retiring at 24 because the 'next hit could kill me'

Sep 10th 2015, 8:47 AM 7,236 Views 2 Comments

Adrian Coxson has decided to call it a day before even playing a single snap.

# concussion - Wednesday 2 September, 2015

Sony deny that new movie was changed to keep the NFL happy
# Will Smith
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# Will Smith

Sony deny that new movie was changed to keep the NFL happy

Sep 2nd 2015, 7:29 PM 4,986 Views 1 Comment

Leaked emails appeared to show some of the script was softened.

# concussion - Monday 31 August, 2015

Watch the epic trailer for Will Smith's new movie about NFL concussions
# Concussion
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# Concussion

Watch the epic trailer for Will Smith's new movie about NFL concussions

Aug 31st 2015, 2:05 PM 6,835 Views 1 Comment

The movie is set for release on Christmas Day.

# concussion - Saturday 29 August, 2015

Earls set for concussion protocols as Schmidt makes positive report
# Head Injury
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# Head Injury

Earls set for concussion protocols as Schmidt makes positive report

Aug 29th 2015, 6:23 PM 8,757 Views 2 Comments

The Munster wing was stretchered off after lying motionless for some minutes.

Munster have issued an update on Francis Saili's worrying injury
# Positive News
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# Positive News

Munster have issued an update on Francis Saili's worrying injury

Aug 29th 2015, 1:19 PM 11,428 Views 7 Comments

The Kiwi centre sustained a concussion but an initial x-ray proved to be positive.

# concussion - Friday 28 August, 2015

'One or two more serious knocks could be the end of George North's career'
# Head Games
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# Head Games

'One or two more serious knocks could be the end of George North's career'

Aug 28th 2015, 8:47 PM 8,880 Views 10 Comments

Wing set to make his return against Ireland but Warren Gatland is still concerned.

# concussion - Thursday 27 August, 2015

Russell Wilson has made a bizarre claim about how he prevented a concussion From The42

Russell Wilson has made a bizarre claim about how he prevented a concussion

Aug 27th 2015, 4:50 PM 4,565 Views 5 Comments

Wilson says a $3 bottle of water is the reason his concussion went away.

# concussion - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

England's Mike Brown 'massively excited' for return after 5 months out with concussion
# Sweet Chariot
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# Sweet Chariot

England's Mike Brown 'massively excited' for return after 5 months out with concussion

Aug 19th 2015, 9:00 PM 7,110 Views 10 Comments

The Harlequins fullback will start in this weekend’s Test against France.

Teams who breach RWC concussion protocols 'unlikely' to be disqualified
# Concussion
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# Concussion

Teams who breach RWC concussion protocols 'unlikely' to be disqualified

Aug 19th 2015, 7:01 PM 4,687 Views 4 Comments

But World Rugby have sanctions they’ll use on teams who rush players back, he says.

# concussion - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

Twickenham trials Hawkeye technology to assist concussion diagnosis
# Trial
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# Trial

Twickenham trials Hawkeye technology to assist concussion diagnosis

Aug 12th 2015, 3:54 PM 5,647 Views 1 Comment

England and France will see the use of the technology for the first time this weekend.

# concussion - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

Repeat concussions linked to impaired brain function in new rugby study
# Study
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# Study

Repeat concussions linked to impaired brain function in new rugby study

Jul 29th 2015, 6:00 PM 5,886 Views 12 Comments

A major study have revealed some startling facts.

# concussion - Saturday 11 July, 2015

Meet the Limerick man whose invention is reducing concussions in American Football
# The Shadowman
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# The Shadowman

Meet the Limerick man whose invention is reducing concussions in American Football

Jul 11th 2015, 10:00 AM 13,466 Views 5 Comments

JP Hartigan’s product is being used by more than 50 NCAA Division 1 schools.

# concussion - Monday 15 June, 2015

'It can be hard to spot a concussion, but we're hoping to change that'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'It can be hard to spot a concussion, but we're hoping to change that'

Jun 15th 2015, 6:00 PM 52 Views 2 Comments

The faster pace of games, more intense tackling, and the bulking-up of players pose a greater risk of concussion, writes Dr Alan Byrne.

# 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 7,680 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 6,475 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 9,223 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 9,992 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 6,440 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 14,856 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
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# Concussion

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

Apr 22nd 2015, 6:54 PM 9,868 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
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# RIP

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

Apr 20th 2015, 9:08 AM 30,335 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 24,815 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
From The42
# Head Injury

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

Apr 10th 2015, 11:09 AM 6,832 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 5,177 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 5,191 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 5,678 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 10,804 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 4,818 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.