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# head injury

This year
Springboks provide update after Williams concussed 10 seconds into Pumas game
The scrum-half was forced off after a heavy collision with Argentina fullback Juan Cruz Mallia.
Will the Brewster Park pitch be the 'great leveller'? Weekend GAA talking points
Can this weekend’s fixture list, with no top-level hurling and just two big games in football, really be considered smart scheduling?
Former Ireland prop Tony Buckley set to sue IRFU and Munster Rugby
It’s believed the intended action relates to concussion injuries Buckley suffered during his career.
Last year
Allowing Iran keeper to play on after head injury an ‘utter disgrace’
Beiranvand collided with team-mate Majid Hosseini during Iran’s World Cup opener against England.
White to serve 12-day stand down after being allowed to play on against Ireland
The Wallabies scrum-half appeared to stumble twice but passed an off-field HIA.
Jurgen Klopp defends Liverpool’s handling of James Milner’s concussion injury
The midfielder is unavailable for Sunday’s trip to Tottenham after being forced off against Napoli.
What happened to Johnny Sexton and how can he play this weekend?
The Ireland captain was forced off against New Zealand last weekend but is available for the second Test.
Ryan back training but Leinster 'not going to rush' his recovery from concussion
However, Johnny Sexton is set for his return for the province this weekend.
Sexton certain that IRFU and Leinster will take best care of James Ryan
The Ireland captain believes that 20-year-old lock Joe McCarthy has strong potential.
Ryan's latest head injury the big concern as Ireland consider changes to XV
The second row has been sidelined by blows to the head on several occasions recently.
Edinburgh centre Taylor retires at 25
He has not played for the Scottish club this season due to concussion.
All time
'This is part of the solution along with better tackle technique and education'
Over 120 professional rugby players are now using the N-Pro head guard.
Williams on track to return from head injury for Lions' first Test
The Irish contingent are all fit and available to face the Springboks.
France defender Pavard reveals he was 'knocked out for 10-15 seconds' before playing on
All 24 teams at Euro 2020 signed a ‘concussion charter’ designed to improve the care of players during games.
Johnny Sexton 'not a million miles away' from making return for Leinster
The 35-year-old Ireland captain is back training but hasn’t done contact.
Captain Johnny Sexton ruled out of Leinster's clash with La Rochelle
The 35-year-old continues to be sidelined due to a head injury.
Leinster will 'wait and see' as Sexton remains sidelined with head injury
The out-half will miss this weekend’s clash with Munster.
Sexton sidelined but Leinster set for boost of returning players against Munster
The 35-year-old suffered a head injury against Exeter two weekends ago.
Ireland expect to be without Caelan Doris 'for the foreseeable future'
However, Ireland head coach Andy Farrell expects to have several players back from injury for the Italy game.
France's Marchand says 'nobody else is in Sexton's shoes' after head injury
The Ireland captain was forced off injured against Wales last weekend.
'I'm luckily not suffering from symptoms so I didn't feel it was right to get involved'
Bernard Jackman told The42 Rugby Weekly about his experiences with concussion.
Rugby's biggest problem rears it head as ex-players consider legal action
Ex-England hooker Steve Thompson has been diagnosed with early onset dementia and probable CTE.
Sickening clash of heads leaves Wolves striker Jimenez with a fractured skull
The Mexican international has undergone surgery after he was involved in an incident with Arsenal defender David Luiz on Sunday.
'I got a bit of a scare' - Murray on injury worry during 'embarrassing' defeat to England
The Munster scrum-half was back in full training on Monday and yesterday.
Leigh Halfpenny set for return after three months sidelined with concussion
The Wales fullback came through symptom-free after contact training with Scarlets last week.
Ireland expect Johnny Sexton to 'bounce back quickly' after failing HIA
The experienced out-half was replaced by Joey Carbery in the first half of the win over Scotland.
'It's tough to see someone like Dippy have to retire at a young age'
Leinster’s Jack Conan was sad to see his former team-mate forced to hang up his boots.
Ireland international Dominic Ryan forced to retire due to concussion
The 28-year-old played for Leicester Tigers last season.
'Armpit line' introduced in English cup as trials to lower tackle height continue
Rugby authorities are hoping to see a reduction in the number of concussions being sustained in tackles.
Laois captain Attride ruled out of Leinster final after suffering horror double skull fracture
Stephen Attride is facing a long spell on the sidelines.
Cork forward Robbie O'Flynn to make full recovery following suspected concussion
O’Flynn was stretchered off in a neck brace during yesterday’s win over Clare.
'A living nightmare': Fundraiser for Belfast man put in coma after suffering head injury in Sydney
Michael Hyndman sustained the injuries following an altercation in Sydney on New Year’s Eve.
Lions confirm Jared Payne's tour is over due to migraines
The Ireland and Ulster centre went through a frustrating tour, but Lions medics say his migraine is not concussion related.
Concussion 'guidance document' being drafted for schools, clubs and sports governing bodies
The document comes after five young rugby players suffered serious head injuries during Junior Cup games.
Australian bowler suffers fractured skull and brain bleed after training incident
Joe Mennie is said to be ‘feeling well’ after the scare.
Munster set to face Untoward Incident Review after Murray's suspected head injury
The scrum-half was involved in a heavy tackle on Glasgow’s Tim Swinson.
Northampton admit that George North 'probably was' concussed last weekend
The Premiership club are waiting to learn whether they will be punished for their treatment of the incident.
'He needs to make sure that he’s 100%. Not just for the short-term' - Gatland
The Lions head coach says rugby is secondary to Northampton wing George North’s health.
21-year-old quarterback says he's quitting football after the season: 'I need my brain'
An Indiana University quarterback has taken the decision to protect his future.
Earls doubtful for Paris trip but Munster hopeful on Kilcoyne
The Ireland back sat out today’s training session in Limerick.