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#George North

# george-north - Friday 28 February, 2020

Six concussions in his career but George North could play next weekend
# Risk
# Risk

Six concussions in his career but George North could play next weekend

Feb 28th 2020, 10:25 AM 6,345 Views 17 Comments

Wales winger is ‘in a good place’ as he, Liam Williams and Josh Navidi get set for battle against England tomorrow week.

# george-north - Thursday 30 January, 2020

Wales select George North at centre amid injury crisis
# Centre Stage
# Centre Stage

Wales select George North at centre amid injury crisis

Jan 30th 2020, 12:40 PM 9,562 Views 10 Comments

There is also a recall for Taulupe Faletau and a debut for Johnny McNicholl ahead of opening game against Italy.

# george-north - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

Ospreys pull off significant coup with signing of George North
# Done Deal
# Done Deal

Ospreys pull off significant coup with signing of George North

Apr 25th 2018, 2:30 PM 9,093 Views 13 Comments

It’s official: the 26-year-old will play at the Liberty Stadium next season.

# george-north - Tuesday 20 March, 2018

George North punished by Northampton Saints for failing to show up for training
# Saint To Sinner
# Saint To Sinner

George North punished by Northampton Saints for failing to show up for training

Mar 20th 2018, 2:56 PM 13,837 Views 2 Comments

North was accused at the time by Alan Gaffney of not being interested in playing for the club he’s due to leave at the end of the season.

# george-north - Sunday 4 March, 2018

Gaffney angry at North's Northampton no-show
# AWOL
# AWOL

Gaffney angry at North's Northampton no-show

Mar 4th 2018, 7:30 AM 16,660 Views 9 Comments

“We picked a side who actually wanted to be out on the pitch and the best side for the game.”

# george-north - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

Blow for Wales as injury-stricken George North a doubt for Six Nations opener
# Race Against Time
# Race Against Time

Blow for Wales as injury-stricken George North a doubt for Six Nations opener

Jan 3rd 2018, 7:30 PM 3,990 Views 2 Comments

The winger suffered a fresh injury that will require four weeks of rehabilitation.

# george-north - Thursday 23 November, 2017

North is 'a Ferrari in the garage' but Northampton 'can't find the key'
# Vroom Vroom
# Vroom Vroom

North is 'a Ferrari in the garage' but Northampton 'can't find the key'

Nov 23rd 2017, 5:11 PM 8,218 Views 8 Comments

Former Northampton Saints team manager Lennie Newman on George North’s departure.

# george-north - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

George North to leave Northampton and return home to Wales
# Heading Home
# Heading Home

George North to leave Northampton and return home to Wales

Nov 22nd 2017, 5:08 PM 8,082 Views 11 Comments

It’s not yet known which region he will join, but the move represents a big boost for Wales and the Pro14.

# george-north - Thursday 29 June, 2017

Henshaw set for surgery after being ruled out of Lions tour with North
# Tour Over
# Tour Over

Henshaw set for surgery after being ruled out of Lions tour with North

Jun 29th 2017, 12:41 AM 9,368 Views 6 Comments

The Ireland centre looks like he could miss the start of next season.

# george-north - Monday 19 June, 2017

Lions have no doubt that Owen Farrell will be 100% fit for first Test
# Huge Boost
# Huge Boost

Lions have no doubt that Owen Farrell will be 100% fit for first Test

Jun 19th 2017, 1:00 AM 7,149 Views 3 Comments

The England international is set to start at 10 or 12.

# george-north - Saturday 10 June, 2017

'It feels scary how quickly it’s come around, four years has gone like that'
# Big Man
# Big Man

'It feels scary how quickly it’s come around, four years has gone like that'

Jun 10th 2017, 1:00 AM 10,503 Views 11 Comments

George North is hoping to make a similar impact on the Lions tour this time around.

# george-north - Monday 20 March, 2017

No action to be taken over alleged bite on George North
# Case Closed
# Case Closed

No action to be taken over alleged bite on George North

Mar 20th 2017, 11:47 PM 8,257 Views 10 Comments

The citing commissioner concluded that no act of foul play was carried out.

# george-north - Monday 13 March, 2017

Shaun Edwards plays down row over 'harmless' middle-finger gesture during win over Ireland
# Nothing To See Here
# Nothing To See Here

Shaun Edwards plays down row over 'harmless' middle-finger gesture during win over Ireland

Mar 13th 2017, 4:11 PM 12,957 Views 9 Comments

‘There was nothing in it whatsoever.’

# george-north - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

George North returns as Wales make just one change for Murrayfield trip
# Six Nations
# Six Nations

George North returns as Wales make just one change for Murrayfield trip

Feb 22nd 2017, 10:17 AM 4,009 Views 1 Comment

Rob Howley has named his team for the Six Nations clash with Scotland.

# george-north - Saturday 14 January, 2017

GAA retirements, head injuries in rugby and bizarre contracts - It's Comments of the Week
# Cotw
# Cotw

GAA retirements, head injuries in rugby and bizarre contracts - It's Comments of the Week

Jan 14th 2017, 10:30 AM 4,966 Views 1 Comment

Did your comment make the cut?

# george-north - Monday 9 January, 2017

World Rugby 'disappointed' with handling of George North head injury but no sanction for Northampton
# Slap On The Wrist
# Slap On The Wrist

World Rugby 'disappointed' with handling of George North head injury but no sanction for Northampton

Jan 9th 2017, 2:34 PM 2,613 Views 7 Comments

World Rugby says the club failed to manage the injury properly.

# george-north - Friday 30 December, 2016

George North to start for Northampton on Sunday after recovering from head injury
# Head Games
# Head Games

George North to start for Northampton on Sunday after recovering from head injury

Dec 30th 2016, 2:35 PM 3,452 Views 2 Comments

He has been named in the Saints’ team for their New Year’s Day clash with Gloucester.

# george-north - Friday 23 December, 2016

World Rugby to speak to RFU after 'apparent non-compliance' regarding George North head injury
# Rumbling On
# Rumbling On

World Rugby to speak to RFU after 'apparent non-compliance' regarding George North head injury

Dec 23rd 2016, 8:51 PM 4,686 Views 9 Comments

The winger seemed to temporarily lose consciousness in a game against Leicester earlier this month but was allowed to resume playing.

# george-north - Saturday 10 December, 2016

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

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

Dec 10th 2016, 4:13 PM 5,583 Views 9 Comments

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

# george-north - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

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

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

Dec 7th 2016, 2:35 PM 4,533 Views 3 Comments

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

# george-north - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

George North likely to miss Leinster clash as he undergoes head injury assessment
# HIA
# HIA

George North likely to miss Leinster clash as he undergoes head injury assessment

Dec 6th 2016, 3:55 PM 9,747 Views 26 Comments

The 24-year-old was injured on Saturday.

# george-north - Sunday 4 December, 2016

'He wasn't knocked out' - Northampton defend decision to allow George North to play on
# Head First
# Head First

'He wasn't knocked out' - Northampton defend decision to allow George North to play on

Dec 4th 2016, 11:17 AM 11,440 Views 85 Comments

Concerns over a head injury have been calmed by the club.

# george-north - Monday 13 June, 2016

George North ruled out of New Zealand tour
# Due North
# Due North

George North ruled out of New Zealand tour

Jun 13th 2016, 12:00 PM 4,899 Views 4 Comments

The WRU have confirmed the disappointing news.

# george-north - Saturday 11 June, 2016

Gatland calls 18-year-old Giles into Wales' senior squad in New Zealand
# Hot Prospect
# Hot Prospect

Gatland calls 18-year-old Giles into Wales' senior squad in New Zealand

Jun 11th 2016, 2:42 PM 6,234 Views 9 Comments

Warren Gatland has picked out the pacy wing as one for the future and one for now.

# george-north - Thursday 18 February, 2016

Ex-World Rugby doctor says North should be one concussion away from considering retirement
# Against The Head
# Against The Head

Ex-World Rugby doctor says North should be one concussion away from considering retirement

Feb 18th 2016, 2:50 PM 9,444 Views 20 Comments

A word of warning for the Wales star from Dr Barry O’Driscoll.

# george-north - Thursday 8 October, 2015

Gatland brings in Tipuric to combat Pocock in six changes for Australia game
# Breakdown Specialist
# Breakdown Specialist

Gatland brings in Tipuric to combat Pocock in six changes for Australia game

Oct 8th 2015, 12:23 PM 7,528 Views 10 Comments

Justin Tipuric replaces Dan Lydiate in the backrow.

# george-north - Friday 28 August, 2015

'One or two more serious knocks could be the end of George North's career'
# Head Games
# Head Games

'One or two more serious knocks could be the end of George North's career'

Aug 28th 2015, 8:47 PM 8,880 Views 9 Comments

Wing set to make his return against Ireland but Warren Gatland is still concerned.

# george-north - Thursday 27 August, 2015

Wales bringing the big guns to Dublin as George North returns to rugby
# Bringing Out The Big Guns
# Bringing Out The Big Guns

Wales bringing the big guns to Dublin as George North returns to rugby

Aug 27th 2015, 12:30 PM 6,971 Views 13 Comments

North is one of 12 changes to the side the Ireland beat three weeks ago.

# george-north - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

Teams who breach RWC concussion protocols 'unlikely' to be disqualified
# Concussion
# Concussion

Teams who breach RWC concussion protocols 'unlikely' to be disqualified

Aug 19th 2015, 7:01 PM 4,684 Views 4 Comments

But World Rugby have sanctions they’ll use on teams who rush players back, he says.

# george-north - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

5 backs who will set the Rugby World Cup alight
# Gamechangers
# Gamechangers

5 backs who will set the Rugby World Cup alight

Aug 4th 2015, 12:05 AM 17,645 Views 24 Comments

You’ve met the world’s best forwards, now put your shades on to meet the flash fellas.

# george-north - Monday 3 August, 2015

George North is still not over concussion and won't be risked Saturday
# Injury Doubt
# Injury Doubt

George North is still not over concussion and won't be risked Saturday

Aug 3rd 2015, 9:06 PM 20,991 Views 23 Comments

Neil Jenkins does not expect George North to feature for Wales against Ireland this weekend as they begin their World Cup preparations.

# george-north - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

'I've seen gremlins' - Wales pre-season training sounds incredibly grim
# You Weren't There Man!
# You Weren't There Man!

'I've seen gremlins' - Wales pre-season training sounds incredibly grim

Jul 29th 2015, 3:26 PM 11,155 Views 23 Comments

“I’ve been to places that no man should be on his own”

# george-north - Monday 6 July, 2015

4 or 5 sessions a day in 'deepest, darkest Poland' -- George North looks ahead to World Cup prep
# Fitness
# Fitness

4 or 5 sessions a day in 'deepest, darkest Poland' -- George North looks ahead to World Cup prep

Jul 6th 2015, 5:30 PM 10,310 Views 9 Comments

Anyone up for a nice jog round the park instead?

# george-north - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

'It's a bit of a blessing that I won't take contact for another few weeks' -- George North
# On The Mend
# On The Mend

'It's a bit of a blessing that I won't take contact for another few weeks' -- George North

Jun 2nd 2015, 7:10 PM 5,216 Views 6 Comments

Welsh winger is now in line to face Ireland in the Rugby World Cup warm-up match.

# george-north - Monday 1 June, 2015

Warren Gatland names experienced World Cup training squad... and George North says he's fit
# RWC2015
# RWC2015

Warren Gatland names experienced World Cup training squad... and George North says he's fit

Jun 1st 2015, 12:12 PM 5,791 Views 13 Comments

And it begins.

# george-north - Sunday 10 May, 2015

Warren Gatland 'hugely worried' about George North's playing future
# Concussion
# Concussion

Warren Gatland 'hugely worried' about George North's playing future

May 10th 2015, 12:30 PM 9,217 Views 10 Comments

The 23-year-old wing suffered three concussions in the space of four months this season.

# george-north - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

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

Sense has prevailed: George North will sit out the Champions Cup quarter-finals

Apr 1st 2015, 2:50 PM 5,181 Views 4 Comments

The 22-year-old Northampton Saints wing was knocked out last weekend against Wasps.

# george-north - Friday 27 March, 2015

Wasps forward sent-off for knocking George North unconscious in sickening collision
# Out Cold
# Out Cold

Wasps forward sent-off for knocking George North unconscious in sickening collision

Mar 27th 2015, 9:22 PM 16,462 Views 43 Comments

Did the referee have any choice?

# george-north - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

George North returns as Wales make four changes for France meeting
# Reinforcements
# Reinforcements

George North returns as Wales make four changes for France meeting

Feb 24th 2015, 11:24 AM 4,462 Views 4 Comments

Warren Gatland has left Alex Cuthbert and Jake Ball out of his match day squad.

# george-north - Monday 16 February, 2015

This Irish amateur rugby player channels his inner George North in game versus Clondalkin
# Beastmode
# Beastmode

This Irish amateur rugby player channels his inner George North in game versus Clondalkin

Feb 16th 2015, 1:20 PM 10,988 Views 11 Comments

Barnhall Butchers man Gavin Woods was in a damn rush.

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