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#Concussion

# concussion - Monday 13 October, 2014

From The42 'In my dreams I could still run' - How a clash of heads changed Phil Quinlan's life forever Aftermath

'In my dreams I could still run' - How a clash of heads changed Phil Quinlan's life forever

In the first of a new series, TheScore.ie talk to amateur athletes about the effect of head injuries in sport.

# concussion - Monday 6 October, 2014

From The42 NFL player was allowed stay in the game after this brutal hit last night Hurt Locker

NFL player was allowed stay in the game after this brutal hit last night

Titans quarterback Jake Locker was clearly stumbling and dazed after the late hit.

# concussion - Monday 29 September, 2014

From The42 College coach in firing line for fielding clearly-concussed player Disgrace

College coach in firing line for fielding clearly-concussed player

The incident has been widely denounced.

# concussion - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

From The42 FIFA set to introduce three-minute concussion breaks About Time

FIFA set to introduce three-minute concussion breaks

After a string of incidents at the World Cup, football’s governing body prepare to take decisive action.

# concussion - Monday 1 September, 2014

Parents of 14-year-old rugby player who died during match describe their devastating loss

“People say time’s a healer. I don’t agree with that. It just adds to the pain ‘cos you realise ‘no, this is real. He’s gone’”.

# concussion - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

From The42 New Premier League rules on concussion includes 'tunnel doctor' to assess TV replays Head Games

New Premier League rules on concussion includes 'tunnel doctor' to assess TV replays

The rules are similar to those employed by rugby, but the addition of video evidence will mean increased safety for players.

From The42 Fritz farce finally sparks French union into action over concussion problem Head Injuries

Fritz farce finally sparks French union into action over concussion problem

However, Toulouse will not be punished for allowing the centre to return to play after a head injury last May.

# concussion - Thursday 31 July, 2014

From The42 Cork City boosted by Brian Lenihan's training ground visit ahead of Dundalk clash Nasty Fall

Cork City boosted by Brian Lenihan's training ground visit ahead of Dundalk clash

John Caulfield’s men host the Airtricity League leaders at Turner’s Cross tomorrow evening.

# concussion - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

From The42 US college sport governing body agrees $75 million settlement in concussion suit Head Games

US college sport governing body agrees $75 million settlement in concussion suit

The NCAA will provide €52.1 million for concussion testing and to diagnose current and former athletes.

# concussion - Saturday 26 July, 2014

From The42 Cork City's Lenihan discharged from hospital following concussion Head Injury

Cork City's Lenihan discharged from hospital following concussion

The highly-rated 20-year-old has been released from Mater Hospital after his awkward fall last night.

From The42 Rob Kearney: The days of 'It's just a knock, I'll be fine' are gone Player Welfare

Rob Kearney: The days of 'It's just a knock, I'll be fine' are gone

The Leinster and Ireland fullback talks player welfare and life beyond rugby after his first year as IRUPA chairman.

# concussion - Monday 14 July, 2014

Knocked out: Global players’ union want action after World Cup concussions

FIFPro say the decision needs to be taken out of the hands of team doctors.

# concussion - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

From The42 Should Javier Mascherano be free to play on after reacting to a head injury like this? Head Games

Should Javier Mascherano be free to play on after reacting to a head injury like this?

The Argentina midfielder collapsed to the turf after a clash of heads.

# concussion - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

From The42 US judge approves uncapped head injury deal for former NFL players Concussion

US judge approves uncapped head injury deal for former NFL players

Lawyers for more than 4,500 retired players have accused the league of covering up the effects of hits to the head.

# concussion - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

From The42 NFL agrees to 'open-ended' concussion payments to retired players New Deal

NFL agrees to 'open-ended' concussion payments to retired players

The league had capped payments at approximately €555 million last August.

# concussion - Friday 20 June, 2014

From The42 Warrior ethos is putting players' lives at risk Concussion

Warrior ethos is putting players' lives at risk

Acquired Brain Injury Ireland have called for the final decision on head injuries to be made by doctors.

# concussion - Thursday 19 June, 2014

From The42 Uruguay's Álvaro Pereira plays on after serious knock to the head Concussion

Uruguay's Álvaro Pereira plays on after serious knock to the head

There was outcry after the São Paulo FC left back overruled the team doctor.

# concussion - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

From The42 Australian Rugby Union appoint dedicated concussion specialist Brainwave

Australian Rugby Union appoint dedicated concussion specialist

The Union also promise head injury-focused pitch-side doctors with the support of video replays to assess each injury.

# concussion - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

From The42 Connacht confirm Craig Clarke retirement after repeated concussions The End

Connacht confirm Craig Clarke retirement after repeated concussions

The 30-year-old hadn’t played since January, when he sustained his 10th concussion in 22 months.

# concussion - Sunday 1 June, 2014

From The42 Matt O'Connor's attempts to make light of concussion come at exactly the wrong time Opinion This post contains videos

Matt O'Connor's attempts to make light of concussion come at exactly the wrong time

The Leinster coach let his guard slip after watching his side win the RaboDirect Pro12 title.

# concussion - Thursday 22 May, 2014

From The42 'It's scary to see players in that condition going back out to play' Concussion

'It's scary to see players in that condition going back out to play'

Fergus McFadden and Brian O’Driscoll were subbed off after knocks to the head against Ulster last weekend.

# concussion - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

From The42 Paul Warwick: 'I don't want to be in a wheelchair after a few years of rugby' Interview

Paul Warwick: 'I don't want to be in a wheelchair after a few years of rugby'

The former Connacht and Munster back retired from rugby this week after incurring a worrying neck injury.

# concussion - Monday 19 May, 2014

From The42 IRB extend pitch-side concussion tests to 10 minutes in drive for 'cultural change' Head Injuries

IRB extend pitch-side concussion tests to 10 minutes in drive for 'cultural change'

The memory and balance sections of the PSCA will also be expanded from the 1st of June.

# concussion - Saturday 10 May, 2014

From The42 Fritz fiasco a stark reminder that rugby needs ongoing concern around head injuries KO

Fritz fiasco a stark reminder that rugby needs ongoing concern around head injuries

The French international was knocked out against Racing Métro but returned to play 14 minutes later.

# concussion - Friday 9 May, 2014

From The42 Florian Fritz sustains big knock to the head but returns to play after stitches Video

Florian Fritz sustains big knock to the head but returns to play after stitches

The French international centre was eventually replaced permanently after a worrying incident.

# concussion - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

From The42 Rory O'Carroll on concussion, injuries and Dublin being All-Ireland favorites Interview

Rory O'Carroll on concussion, injuries and Dublin being All-Ireland favorites

The star chats to us about his side’s encouraging start to the campaign and returning to full fitness.

# concussion - Monday 21 April, 2014

From The42 An 18-year-old intern who kept messing up brain surgery on mice accidentally stumbled on a scientific breakthrough NFL

# concussion - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

From The42 Want to know what it's like to be a linebacker? This brilliant helmet cam footage takes you there US Sports This post contains videos

# concussion - Saturday 29 March, 2014

From The42 Leinster coach O'Connor confident about O'Driscoll recovery after 'bang on the neck' Injuries

Leinster coach O'Connor confident about O'Driscoll recovery after 'bang on the neck'

The outside centre was replaced in the second half of the province’s 22-18 win over Munster in Dublin.

# concussion - Friday 28 March, 2014

From The42 Luke Marshall admits he thought 'this could be it' after latest concussion Hard Knocks

Luke Marshall admits he thought 'this could be it' after latest concussion

The Ulster and Ireland centre has taken four heavy blows in the past year but says he is ready to finish out the season.

From The42 Jonny Sexton set to start first Racing Métro game since concussion in Paris Top 14

Jonny Sexton set to start first Racing Métro game since concussion in Paris

The out-half missed last weeken’s win over Grenoble but is fit to start against Stade Francais.

# concussion - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

From The42 Connacht's Clarke out 'indefinitely' after 10th concussion in 22 months Concussion

Connacht's Clarke out 'indefinitely' after 10th concussion in 22 months

Captain will not play for the foreseeable future, coach Pat Lam said.

# concussion - Sunday 12 January, 2014

From The42 Limiting impacts in training key to cutting concussions - Dr. Michael O'Brien Precautions

Limiting impacts in training key to cutting concussions - Dr. Michael O'Brien

The head injury specialist feels training time would be far better spent working on skills.

# concussion - Sunday 29 December, 2013

Crazy linebacker hurls himself into a tackle with no helmet on

Kids, don’t try this at home, never mind on an American Football field.

# concussion - Saturday 28 December, 2013

From The42 Almost 50% of Irish rugby players have hidden a concussion Player Welfare

Almost 50% of Irish rugby players have hidden a concussion

A survey carried out by IRUPA also revealed that one in five players have been concussed between four and five times.

From The42 Instinctive Luke Marshall doing his talking on the pitch Head Games

Instinctive Luke Marshall doing his talking on the pitch

2013 has been a year of highs blows for the Ulster centre.

# concussion - Friday 27 December, 2013

From The42 What it looks like inside a concussed brain Health

What it looks like inside a concussed brain

Scientists are learning more and more every day about what happens in the brain during concussion.

# concussion - Thursday 26 December, 2013

From The42 12 controversies that hit the headlines during the 2013 GAA season Hot Topics

12 controversies that hit the headlines during the 2013 GAA season

Featuring Sean Cavanagh’s tackle, Joe Brolly’s reaction and Hawkeye being stood down.

# concussion - Sunday 15 December, 2013

From The42 Opinion: Until rugby changes its attitude to concussion, I won't let my son play Concussion

Opinion: Until rugby changes its attitude to concussion, I won't let my son play

Sport is not a matter of life or death, it’s much less important than that argues Steven O’Rourke.

# concussion - Saturday 14 December, 2013

From The42 Green Thumb/Red Thumb: It’s the week in comments Contribution

Green Thumb/Red Thumb: It’s the week in comments

Your thoughts on Jim Gavin, Roy Keane, Ian Madigan’s hair and much, much more.