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#head injury

# head-injury - Tuesday 5 July, 2022

What happened to Johnny Sexton and how can he play this weekend?
# HIA
From The42
# HIA

What happened to Johnny Sexton and how can he play this weekend?

Jul 5th 2022, 5:00 PM 22,703 Views 28 Comments

The Ireland captain was forced off against New Zealand last weekend but is available for the second Test.

# head-injury - Tuesday 5 April, 2022

Ryan back training but Leinster 'not going to rush' his recovery from concussion
# Head Injury
From The42
# Head Injury

Ryan back training but Leinster 'not going to rush' his recovery from concussion

Updated Apr 5th 2022, 8:44 AM 12,414 Views 10 Comments

However, Johnny Sexton is set for his return for the province this weekend.

# head-injury - Wednesday 16 March, 2022

Sexton certain that IRFU and Leinster will take best care of James Ryan
# Head Injury
From The42
# Head Injury

Sexton certain that IRFU and Leinster will take best care of James Ryan

Updated Mar 16th 2022, 8:32 AM 32,390 Views 19 Comments

The Ireland captain believes that 20-year-old lock Joe McCarthy has strong potential.

# head-injury - Monday 14 March, 2022

Ryan's latest head injury the big concern as Ireland consider changes to XV
# Concussion
From The42
# Concussion

Ryan's latest head injury the big concern as Ireland consider changes to XV

Updated Mar 14th 2022, 8:23 AM 39,949 Views 46 Comments

The second row has been sidelined by blows to the head on several occasions recently.

# head-injury - Thursday 13 January, 2022

Edinburgh centre Taylor retires at 25
# Misfortune
From The42
# Misfortune

Edinburgh centre Taylor retires at 25

Jan 13th 2022, 7:47 PM 8,530 Views 1 Comment

He has not played for the Scottish club this season due to concussion.

# head-injury - Sunday 21 November, 2021

'This is part of the solution along with better tackle technique and education'
# Head Guard
From The42
# Head Guard

'This is part of the solution along with better tackle technique and education'

Nov 21st 2021, 8:15 AM 13,277 Views 4 Comments

Over 120 professional rugby players are now using the N-Pro head guard.

# head-injury - Monday 19 July, 2021

Williams on track to return from head injury for Lions' first Test
# Injury Update
From The42
# Injury Update

Williams on track to return from head injury for Lions' first Test

Jul 19th 2021, 11:13 AM 3,595 Views 1 Comment

The Irish contingent are all fit and available to face the Springboks.

# head-injury - Wednesday 16 June, 2021

France defender Pavard reveals he was 'knocked out for 10-15 seconds' before playing on
# Head Injury
From The42
# Head Injury

France defender Pavard reveals he was 'knocked out for 10-15 seconds' before playing on

Jun 16th 2021, 10:37 AM 14,252 Views 15 Comments

All 24 teams at Euro 2020 signed a ‘concussion charter’ designed to improve the care of players during games.

# head-injury - Friday 30 April, 2021

Johnny Sexton 'not a million miles away' from making return for Leinster
# Head Injury
From The42
# Head Injury

Johnny Sexton 'not a million miles away' from making return for Leinster

Apr 30th 2021, 2:04 PM 4,943 Views 1 Comment

The 35-year-old Ireland captain is back training but hasn’t done contact.

# head-injury - Tuesday 27 April, 2021

Captain Johnny Sexton ruled out of Leinster's clash with La Rochelle
# Sidelined
From The42
# Sidelined

Captain Johnny Sexton ruled out of Leinster's clash with La Rochelle

Apr 27th 2021, 2:27 PM 12,512 Views 19 Comments

The 35-year-old continues to be sidelined due to a head injury.

# head-injury - Tuesday 20 April, 2021

Leinster will 'wait and see' as Sexton remains sidelined with head injury
# Head Injury
From The42
# Head Injury

Leinster will 'wait and see' as Sexton remains sidelined with head injury

Apr 20th 2021, 7:15 AM 5,354 Views 21 Comments

The out-half will miss this weekend’s clash with Munster.

# head-injury - Monday 19 April, 2021

Sexton sidelined but Leinster set for boost of returning players against Munster
# Head Injury
From The42
# Head Injury

Sexton sidelined but Leinster set for boost of returning players against Munster

Apr 19th 2021, 2:29 PM 15,821 Views 25 Comments

The 35-year-old suffered a head injury against Exeter two weekends ago.

# head-injury - Thursday 18 February, 2021

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 18,243 Views 9 Comments

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

# head-injury - 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 19,631 Views 12 Comments

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

# head-injury - 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 51,137 Views 12 Comments

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

# head-injury - 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 13,908 Views 14 Comments

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

# head-injury - Monday 30 November, 2020

Sickening clash of heads leaves Wolves striker Jimenez with a fractured skull
# Head Injury
From The42
# Head Injury

Sickening clash of heads leaves Wolves striker Jimenez with a fractured skull

Nov 30th 2020, 10:26 AM 6,973 Views 2 Comments

The Mexican international has undergone surgery after he was involved in an incident with Arsenal defender David Luiz on Sunday.

# head-injury - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

'I got a bit of a scare' - Murray on injury worry during 'embarrassing' defeat to England
# Recovered
From The42
# Recovered

'I got a bit of a scare' - Murray on injury worry during 'embarrassing' defeat to England

Aug 28th 2019, 3:00 PM 15,744 Views 19 Comments

The Munster scrum-half was back in full training on Monday and yesterday.

# head-injury - 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 4,689 Views 2 Comments

The Wales fullback came through symptom-free after contact training with Scarlets last week.

# head-injury - 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 12,641 Views 22 Comments

The experienced out-half was replaced by Joey Carbery in the first half of the win over Scotland.

# head-injury - 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 6,932 Views 4 Comments

Leinster’s Jack Conan was sad to see his former team-mate forced to hang up his boots.

# head-injury - Saturday 8 September, 2018

Ireland international Dominic Ryan forced to retire due to concussion
# Head Injury
From The42
# Head Injury

Ireland international Dominic Ryan forced to retire due to concussion

Sep 8th 2018, 9:15 AM 41,584 Views 36 Comments

The 28-year-old played for Leicester Tigers last season.

# head-injury - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

'Armpit line' introduced in English cup as trials to lower tackle height continue
# Head Injury
From The42
# Head Injury

'Armpit line' introduced in English cup as trials to lower tackle height continue

Jul 25th 2018, 11:28 AM 7,672 Views 9 Comments

Rugby authorities are hoping to see a reduction in the number of concussions being sustained in tackles.

# head-injury - Monday 11 June, 2018

Laois captain Attride ruled out of Leinster final after suffering horror double skull fracture
# Head Injury
From The42
# Head Injury

Laois captain Attride ruled out of Leinster final after suffering horror double skull fracture

Jun 11th 2018, 10:33 AM 7,847 Views 10 Comments

Stephen Attride is facing a long spell on the sidelines.

# head-injury - Monday 21 May, 2018

Cork forward Robbie O'Flynn to make full recovery following suspected concussion
# Head Injury
From The42
# Head Injury

Cork forward Robbie O'Flynn to make full recovery following suspected concussion

May 21st 2018, 12:04 PM 7,839 Views 2 Comments

O’Flynn was stretchered off in a neck brace during yesterday’s win over Clare.

# head-injury - Friday 5 January, 2018

'A living nightmare': Fundraiser for Belfast man put in coma after suffering head injury in Sydney
# Michael Hyndman
# Michael Hyndman

'A living nightmare': Fundraiser for Belfast man put in coma after suffering head injury in Sydney

Jan 5th 2018, 2:25 PM 24,039 Views 55 Comments

Michael Hyndman sustained the injuries following an altercation in Sydney on New Year’s Eve.

# head-injury - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

Lions confirm Jared Payne's tour is over due to migraines
# Going Home
From The42
# Going Home

Lions confirm Jared Payne's tour is over due to migraines

Jul 5th 2017, 7:45 AM 28,660 Views 15 Comments

The Ireland and Ulster centre went through a frustrating tour, but Lions medics say his migraine is not concussion related.

# head-injury - 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 7,118 Views 10 Comments

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

# head-injury - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

Australian bowler suffers fractured skull and brain bleed after training incident
# Concern
From The42
# Concern

Australian bowler suffers fractured skull and brain bleed after training incident

Jan 25th 2017, 11:03 AM 2,453 Views 0 Comments

Joe Mennie is said to be ‘feeling well’ after the scare.

# head-injury - Sunday 15 January, 2017

Munster set to face Untoward Incident Review after Murray's suspected head injury
# HIA
From The42
# HIA

Munster set to face Untoward Incident Review after Murray's suspected head injury

Jan 15th 2017, 5:48 PM 28,938 Views 36 Comments

The scrum-half was involved in a heavy tackle on Glasgow’s Tim Swinson.

# head-injury - Saturday 10 December, 2016

Northampton admit that George North 'probably was' concussed last weekend
# Head Injury
From The42
# Head Injury

Northampton admit that George North 'probably was' concussed last weekend

Dec 10th 2016, 4:13 PM 5,624 Views 7 Comments

The Premiership club are waiting to learn whether they will be punished for their treatment of the incident.

# head-injury - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

'He needs to make sure that he’s 100%. Not just for the short-term' - Gatland
# HIA
From The42
# HIA

'He needs to make sure that he’s 100%. Not just for the short-term' - Gatland

Dec 7th 2016, 2:35 PM 4,570 Views 3 Comments

The Lions head coach says rugby is secondary to Northampton wing George North’s health.

# head-injury - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

21-year-old quarterback says he's quitting football after the season: 'I need my brain'
# Head Games
From The42
# Head Games

21-year-old quarterback says he's quitting football after the season: 'I need my brain'

Nov 29th 2016, 10:44 AM 10,025 Views 6 Comments

An Indiana University quarterback has taken the decision to protect his future.

# head-injury - Thursday 13 October, 2016

Earls doubtful for Paris trip but Munster hopeful on Kilcoyne
# Concussion
From The42
# Concussion

Earls doubtful for Paris trip but Munster hopeful on Kilcoyne

Oct 13th 2016, 4:47 PM 4,693 Views 7 Comments

The Ireland back sat out today’s training session in Limerick.

# head-injury - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

Superstar Sid Crosby to miss start of NHL season after latest concussion
# Penguin
From The42
# Penguin

Superstar Sid Crosby to miss start of NHL season after latest concussion

Oct 12th 2016, 8:57 PM 3,261 Views 7 Comments

Concussion is an unavoidable subject for every collision sport.

# head-injury - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

26-year-old Connacht centre McSharry forced to retire due to concussion
# Head Injury
From The42
# Head Injury

26-year-old Connacht centre McSharry forced to retire due to concussion

Aug 17th 2016, 2:17 PM 7,458 Views 7 Comments

The Ireland ‘A’ international has called time on his playing career.

# head-injury - Monday 23 May, 2016

24-year-old Argentine footballer dead after being struck in head
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

24-year-old Argentine footballer dead after being struck in head

May 23rd 2016, 8:28 AM 12,801 Views 3 Comments

The Argentine Football Association (AFA) confirmed the death of 24-year-old footballer Micael Favre last night.

# head-injury - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

A simple blood test can diagnose concussions
# Head Injury
# Head Injury

A simple blood test can diagnose concussions

Mar 30th 2016, 6:06 AM 12,313 Views 6 Comments

Left untreated or under-treated, concussions put patients at risk for further, often more serious injury.

# head-injury - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

Police officer hit in head with brick
# The Glen
# The Glen

Police officer hit in head with brick

Mar 29th 2016, 5:45 PM 32,154 Views 23 Comments

She was treated in hospital.

# head-injury - Friday 26 February, 2016

'I'd be sued for slander' - Sexton frustrated by constant concussion speculation
# Head Injury
From The42
# Head Injury

'I'd be sued for slander' - Sexton frustrated by constant concussion speculation

Feb 26th 2016, 8:00 AM 27,472 Views 32 Comments

The Ireland out-half was the target of an ill-advised Eddie Jones comment yesterday.

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