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#Concussion

From The42 Ireland centre Farrell ruled out of Russia clash due to concussion Injury Update

Ireland centre Farrell ruled out of Russia clash due to concussion

Jordi Murphy is due to join the squad in Kobe tomorrow and play on Thursday.

From The42 'I have woken up every morning with pressure in my head' - Scotland star retires due to concussion Wave Goodbye

'I have woken up every morning with pressure in my head' - Scotland star retires due to concussion

David Denton was capped 42 times and coach Gregor Townsend said the national side would ‘miss him’.

From The42 Anthony Joshua's trainer clarifies concussion comments after coming under fire Controversy

Anthony Joshua's trainer clarifies concussion comments after coming under fire

Rob McCracken initially suggested he allowed his fighter to continue while concussed.

From The42 Australian batsman Smith ruled out of third Ashes Test with concussion Knockout Blow This post contains videos

Australian batsman Smith ruled out of third Ashes Test with concussion

Smith has not been given the all-clear to play by Cricket Australia doctors after being hit on the head at Lord’s.

From The42 Steve Smith sits out Ashes Test final day after concussive bowl Head Knock

Steve Smith sits out Ashes Test final day after concussive bowl

The Australian batsman took a sickening blow from a ball bowled by Jofra Archer.

From The42 'A disappointing day' - Concussion forces former Galway footballer to retire Bowing Out

'A disappointing day' - Concussion forces former Galway footballer to retire

Cormac Bane suffered two ‘serious and prolonged’ concussion injuries over the past two years.

From The42 Armagh confirm star midfielder Burns released from hospital following Ulster defeat Concern

Armagh confirm star midfielder Burns released from hospital following Ulster defeat

‘Our experienced medical team will continue to assess and monitor Jarly Og,’ a statement reads.

From The42 Leigh Halfpenny set for return after three months sidelined with concussion 6 Nations

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.

From The42 Ireland expect Johnny Sexton to 'bounce back quickly' after failing HIA Head Injury

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.

From The42 Clermont 'responsible' for Jamie Cudmore's concussion-related issues - neurologist Concussion

Clermont 'responsible' for Jamie Cudmore's concussion-related issues - neurologist

The retired Canadian international returned to play in the 2015 Heineken Champions Cup final despite suffering a head injury.

From The42 Worrying news as Halfpenny set to miss start of Six Nations with concussion Concern

Worrying news as Halfpenny set to miss start of Six Nations with concussion

The fullback hasn’t played since November.

From The42 Halfpenny to see specialist as headaches persist after November concussion Sidelined

Halfpenny to see specialist as headaches persist after November concussion

The Wales fullback was due to return against Cardiff Blues, but is ‘still picking up the odd issue’.

From The42 Ryan McHugh: 'I took about eight weeks off, I had a slight bleed in my brain' Concussion

Ryan McHugh: 'I took about eight weeks off, I had a slight bleed in my brain'

The Donegal star has been out with two concussions in 2018.

From The42 'Your health is more important than a game of football at the end of the day' - forced to retire at 20 Concussion

'Your health is more important than a game of football at the end of the day' - forced to retire at 20

Roscommon U20 star Conor Shanagher has had to call it a day after six concussions.

From The42 'The objective is my long-term health' - Ulster second row retires aged 30 following concussion concerns Retirement

'The objective is my long-term health' - Ulster second row retires aged 30 following concussion concerns

Pete Browne confirmed his retirement on Tuesday after three seasons spent at Kingspan Stadium.

From The42 ‘You’re going to need to call these line-outs because I can’t remember any of them’ Concussion

‘You’re going to need to call these line-outs because I can’t remember any of them’

Iain Henderson suffered the first concussion of his career last weekend. Here he describes in detail how it unfolded from his perspective.

From The42 Donegal star ruled out of action for rest of 2018 after suffering concussion in club challenge game Knockout Blow

Donegal star ruled out of action for rest of 2018 after suffering concussion in club challenge game

Ryan McHugh will miss the rest of Kilcar’s chaampionship campaign.

From The42 'It's tough to see someone like Dippy have to retire at a young age' Brain Injury

'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.

From The42 Luke Shaw heading back to Man United after England concussion Injury News

Luke Shaw heading back to Man United after England concussion

Gareth Southgate has called up Ben Chilwell and Demarai Gray to his squad.

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

Ireland international Dominic Ryan forced to retire due to concussion

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

From The42 How has World Rugby come to the point of the 'nipple line' and 'armpit line'? Tackle Height

How has World Rugby come to the point of the 'nipple line' and 'armpit line'?

We spoke to Ross Tucker about the process of rugby attempting to lower the height of tackles.

From The42 After intense headaches and feeling just plain 'crap', Jared Payne has moved to a new chapter The Natural

After intense headaches and feeling just plain 'crap', Jared Payne has moved to a new chapter

‘Sometimes you felt like you had a bit of a hangover and other times it feels like something’s wrong in your head and you’re tempted to call A&E.’

From The42 'What next? A cold for Firmino?' - Ramos responds to Karius concussion claims Ramos

'What next? A cold for Firmino?' - Ramos responds to Karius concussion claims

The Spanish defender issued a sarcastic response to claims that Loris Karius sustained a serious injury during the Champions League final.

From The42 England's Dylan Hartley set for extended break from rugby due to concussion Man Down

England's Dylan Hartley set for extended break from rugby due to concussion

‘It has been recommended that I take a break and while I find that decision hard to accept, it’s important I listen to that advice.’

From TheJournal.ie A single concussion may increase the risk of Parkinson's disease by 56% Concussion

A single concussion may increase the risk of Parkinson's disease by 56%

Researchers also found that those with a traumatic brain injury were diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease an average of two years earlier than those without.

From The42 NFL player who retired at 24 over concussion concerns says it's easy to cheat test Head Games

NFL player who retired at 24 over concussion concerns says it's easy to cheat test

Chris Borland said players could manipulate the baseline test.

From The42 'The concussion hit me for six really' - Ireland's Egan happy to be back after fears On The Double

'The concussion hit me for six really' - Ireland's Egan happy to be back after fears

The Brentford skipper sustained two concussions in quick succession this season.

From The42 French use of 'HIA' replacements under extra scrutiny with second stage of review Concussion

French use of 'HIA' replacements under extra scrutiny with second stage of review

The Six Nations has stepped up the investigation into the classification of France’s replacements on Saturday.

From The42 Gronk 'super excited' after being cleared to play Super Bowl LII Concussion

Gronk 'super excited' after being cleared to play Super Bowl LII

New England Patriots have received a boost ahead of Sunday’s big game.

From The42 Christmas cool-off welcome after another weekend of big Champions Cup collisions Punishing

Christmas cool-off welcome after another weekend of big Champions Cup collisions

After emerging victorious from another physical bout with Exeter Chiefs, Leo Cullen answered some tough questions about the state of the game.

From The42 The All-Ireland winner who retired at 25 after eight concussions - 'It's not about me, it's about the issue' Speaking Out

The All-Ireland winner who retired at 25 after eight concussions - 'It's not about me, it's about the issue'

Diarmaid McNulty had to call time on playing GAA but wants others to avoid the same outcome.

From The42 Post-training headaches still keeping Jared Payne out of rugby Long-term Absence

Post-training headaches still keeping Jared Payne out of rugby

‘What we are doing is trying to make sure the welfare of Jared is foremost.’

From The42 Pillows, Pele and the device an ex-League of Ireland player thinks can save the art of headers Head Games

Pillows, Pele and the device an ex-League of Ireland player thinks can save the art of headers

With heading linked to dementia, there are calls for it to be outlawed in underage games.

From The42 Athletes who suffer concussion more likely to report mental health issues after their careers Concern

Athletes who suffer concussion more likely to report mental health issues after their careers

Ireland was one of the eight countries to take part in the research.

From The42 'You went out and you played, you got injected and then you played again' Looking Back This post contains videos

'You went out and you played, you got injected and then you played again'

Martin O’Neill says modern football has moved on considerably in terms of medical treatment compared with his heyday as a player.

From TheJournal.ie Pressure mounts on rugby chiefs as academics call for school scrums to be banned Spinal Injuries

Pressure mounts on rugby chiefs as academics call for school scrums to be banned

A leading expert says young people are at greater risk of concussion and brain injury.

From The42 'Football is not something people typically viewed as being a concussion sport' Head Games

'Football is not something people typically viewed as being a concussion sport'

Dr Colin Doherty on what Kevin Doyle’s retirement might mean for other footballers.

From The42 Refs in Australia will give players suspected of having concussion blue cards this season Head Games

Refs in Australia will give players suspected of having concussion blue cards this season

Refs will be able to send players to the line if they display certain symptoms.

From The42 Can saliva diagnose concussion? The English Premiership is taking part in a trial to find out Spitting Damage

Can saliva diagnose concussion? The English Premiership is taking part in a trial to find out

Payers with confirmed or suspected concussion will provide saliva samples immediately following the injury.

From The42 Now rugby players will have to stay off the pitch for 10 minutes to undergo head injury assessment Take Time Out

Now rugby players will have to stay off the pitch for 10 minutes to undergo head injury assessment

The new ruling wll be enforced from 26 August.

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