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# head-injury - Friday 10 April, 2015

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

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

Apr 10th 2015, 11:09 AM 6,834 Views 0 Comments

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

# head-injury - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

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

# head-injury - Sunday 1 March, 2015

Sean O'Brien's day ends early as heavy knock causes him to wobble and fall over
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# Head Injury

Sean O'Brien's day ends early as heavy knock causes him to wobble and fall over

Mar 1st 2015, 4:10 PM 12,396 Views 7 Comments

The Ireland flanker was taken off with a suspected concussion in the first half.

# head-injury - Monday 23 February, 2015

17-year-old questioned for third time over death of Oisin McGrath (13)
# Schoolyard
# Schoolyard

17-year-old questioned for third time over death of Oisin McGrath (13)

Feb 23rd 2015, 10:34 PM 32,345 Views 5 Comments

A police file will now be sent to prosecutors for assessment.

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

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

Feb 23rd 2015, 6:10 PM 17,409 Views 6 Comments

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

# head-injury - Saturday 14 February, 2015

Schmidt: 'We knew Johnny was ok' after collision with Bastareaud
# Talisman
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# Talisman

Schmidt: 'We knew Johnny was ok' after collision with Bastareaud

Feb 14th 2015, 8:36 PM 11,536 Views 20 Comments

The Ireland out-half will return to Racing Métro next week to prepare for a Top 14 clash with Clermont.

# head-injury - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

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

Wales cleared of wrongdoing after George North head injury controversy

Feb 10th 2015, 8:22 PM 5,426 Views 2 Comments

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

# head-injury - Saturday 7 February, 2015

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

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

Feb 7th 2015, 1:38 PM 13,786 Views 9 Comments

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

# head-injury - Thursday 18 December, 2014

Concern over Sexton head injury as L'Équipe reports spell on sidelines
# J10
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# J10

Concern over Sexton head injury as L'Équipe reports spell on sidelines

Dec 18th 2014, 3:41 PM 12,643 Views 17 Comments

The Ireland out-half sustained the injury against Australia in November.

# head-injury - Friday 24 October, 2014

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

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

Oct 24th 2014, 5:00 PM 36,412 Views 14 Comments

Thankfully, the Kerry youngster made a full recovery.

# head-injury - Saturday 26 July, 2014

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

Cork City's Lenihan discharged from hospital following concussion

Jul 26th 2014, 1:34 PM 2,702 Views 2 Comments

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

# head-injury - Thursday 19 June, 2014

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

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

Jun 19th 2014, 9:52 PM 8,116 Views 15 Comments

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

# head-injury - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

Connacht confirm Craig Clarke retirement after repeated concussions
# The End
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# The End

Connacht confirm Craig Clarke retirement after repeated concussions

Jun 3rd 2014, 3:52 PM 4,552 Views 8 Comments

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

# head-injury - Saturday 10 May, 2014

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

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

May 10th 2014, 2:40 PM 9,102 Views 9 Comments

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

# head-injury - Monday 24 March, 2014

# head-injury - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

'You just want to stay on the field' - George Gregan on concussion
# Player Welfare
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# Player Welfare

'You just want to stay on the field' - George Gregan on concussion

Nov 19th 2013, 12:21 PM 1,655 Views 1 Comment

The former Wallabies scrum-half says he believes the game has moved forward in protecting players.

# head-injury - Thursday 17 October, 2013

Dublin to host 'Brain Injury and Sport' conference
# Concussion
From The42
# Concussion

Dublin to host 'Brain Injury and Sport' conference

Oct 17th 2013, 10:00 PM 5,502 Views 2 Comments

The event will take place at the Aviva Stadium on December the 13th.

# head-injury - Sunday 1 September, 2013

Wayne Rooney ruled out of Liverpool-United clash
# Setback
From The42
# Setback

Wayne Rooney ruled out of Liverpool-United clash

Sep 1st 2013, 1:04 PM 1,921 Views 0 Comments

Rio Ferdinand told Sky Sports: “It’s disappointing, but whatever’s happened has happened. We can’t go back.”

# head-injury - Saturday 24 August, 2013

14-year-old killed in fall from tractor
# Cork
# Cork

14-year-old killed in fall from tractor

Aug 24th 2013, 9:37 AM 14,262 Views 6 Comments

The boy was a passenger in the tractor and sustained serious head injuries when he fell yesterday evening.

# head-injury - Friday 5 April, 2013

Ennis gardaí appeal for witnesses to assault
# Appeal
# Appeal

Ennis gardaí appeal for witnesses to assault

Apr 5th 2013, 9:44 AM 6,458 Views 7 Comments

The assault took place at a housing estate in Ennis on 4 April and the victim sustained serious head injuries.

# head-injury - Monday 18 March, 2013

Two men injured overnight in Belfast assaults
# Belfast
# Belfast

Two men injured overnight in Belfast assaults

Mar 18th 2013, 5:00 PM 4,492 Views 4 Comments

One man sustained serious head injuries and the other received facial injuries.

# head-injury - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

Baseball player struck by 92mph fastball in 2005 makes Major League comeback
# Pinch-hit
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# Pinch-hit

Baseball player struck by 92mph fastball in 2005 makes Major League comeback

Oct 3rd 2012, 9:59 AM 1,059 Views 0 Comments

We smell a Disney movie.

# head-injury - Monday 6 February, 2012

Man in court charged with attempted murder of PSNI officer
# Knife Attack
# Knife Attack

Man in court charged with attempted murder of PSNI officer

Feb 6th 2012, 8:51 AM 793 Views 3 Comments

The 41-year-old is also charged with assault occasioning bodily harm and possession of an offensive weapon.

# head-injury - Saturday 5 November, 2011

Mark McGovern: 'It'll be a quiet year for me'
# Recovery
From The42
# Recovery

Mark McGovern: 'It'll be a quiet year for me'

Nov 5th 2011, 6:52 PM 1,556 Views 6 Comments

The 23-year-old, who’s still recovering from the effects of the serious head injury that brought him to public attention this summer, admits he’s been left overwhelmed and “embarrassed” by the charitable support he’s received.

# head-injury - Saturday 27 August, 2011

Drogba hospitalised after sickening collision (Video)
# Ouch
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# Ouch

Drogba hospitalised after sickening collision (Video)

Aug 27th 2011, 6:15 PM 1,451 Views 0 Comments

Chelsea confirm that the striker is expected to be released later this evening.

# head-injury - Wednesday 3 August, 2011

GAA player injured in San Francisco wakes from coma
# Recovery
From The42
# Recovery

GAA player injured in San Francisco wakes from coma

Aug 3rd 2011, 11:07 AM 945 Views 4 Comments

Mark McGovern has communicated with relatives after weeks in an induced coma.