# head games

Last year
Three or more concussions linked to worsened brain function in later life
All time
Captain Cane doubtful for All Blacks after cutting short training
Bielsa defends Leeds’ response to Robin Koch’s head injury
PFA again calls for temporary head-injury substitutes after Robin Koch incident
Saliva test to diagnose concussion set to be trialled in Premier League
Beauden Barrett a doubt for All Blacks' France test after Dublin concussion
'It's sickening. It's horrible to see' - Another head injury controversy at the Euros
Sexton 'shocked and saddened' by French doctor's 'totally inappropriate' concussion comments
'I should not have continued playing' - Vertonghen opens up on nine-month struggle post-concussion
'I'm thankful. People have gotten badly hurt and ended up with lifelong repercussions of concussion'
Concussion deep dive: 'I'd be sitting in my room and I'd just start crying. I'd be like, 'What is wrong with me?'
Australian batsman Smith ruled out of third Ashes Test with concussion
'A disappointing day' - Concussion forces former Galway footballer to retire
Armagh confirm star midfielder Burns released from hospital following Ulster defeat
'I was standing up at the altar, getting held up': Fainga’a shares frightening concussion experience
Worrying news as Halfpenny set to miss start of Six Nations with concussion
'Your health is more important than a game of football at the end of the day' - forced to retire at 20
England's Dylan Hartley set for extended break from rugby due to concussion
NFL player who retired at 24 over concussion concerns says it's easy to cheat test
NFL great Favre fears he suffered 'thousands' of concussions
Review panel rules France didn't use HIAs to gain 'unfair advantage' against Ireland
'The concussion hit me for six really' - Ireland's Egan happy to be back after fears
France's use of HIA protocol under review after 'a number of incidents' in Paris
'I’ve been stuck with this stigma of concussion and it's frustrating because it's not true'
Pillows, Pele and the device an ex-League of Ireland player thinks can save the art of headers
Alan Shearer slams football authorities over dementia fears from heading footballs
Review finds Parra was correctly allowed to play on despite referee saying he was unconscious
Former Leinster flanker Ryan set for 12 weeks on the sidelines due to concussion
'Football is not something people typically viewed as being a concussion sport'
Refs in Australia will give players suspected of having concussion blue cards this season
Can saliva diagnose concussion? The English Premiership is taking part in a trial to find out
Hall of Famer says American football's effect on his brain left him feeling 'like a child'
We don't let our children smoke or drink so why do we deliberately expose them to potential brain damage?
The doctor who inspired Will Smith's Concussion movie is coming to Ireland
Australian rugby to trial more stringent 'blue card' system for concussion
Concussions still a 'fact-free zone' as leading researchers call for national guidelines
'I don't mind being sore from rugby when I grow up but it's different when you can't hold a conversation'
Bravo needs psychological help, says former Man City keeper
George North to start for Northampton on Sunday after recovering from head injury
'I began vomiting. I was still allowed back on the field' - Jamie Cudmore's frightening concussion story