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#second impact syndrome

# second-impact-syndrome - 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’”.

# second-impact-syndrome - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

From The42 'If a player gets three concussions in a season they should get expert neurology advice' Line Of Fire

'If a player gets three concussions in a season they should get expert neurology advice'

The IRFU launched new concussion guidelines for the amateur game but Dr Rod McLoughlin has strong views on the professional game.

# second-impact-syndrome - Monday 9 December, 2013

From The42 'We've already had a fatality' - IRFU launch new guide on concussion Head On

'We've already had a fatality' - IRFU launch new guide on concussion

Dr Rod McLoughlin believes there needs to be a culture change to remove inappropriate pressure on concussed players.

# second-impact-syndrome - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

From The42 IRFU expresses condolences to family of boy, 14, after rugby death Concussive Blows

IRFU expresses condolences to family of boy, 14, after rugby death

Ben Robinson was ruled to have passed away from brain injuries caused by Second Impact Syndrome.