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#head injury

# head-injury - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

'I got a bit of a scare' - Murray on injury worry during 'embarrassing' defeat to England

The Munster scrum-half was back in full training on Monday and yesterday.

# head-injury - Tuesday 12 February, 2019

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.

# head-injury - Saturday 9 February, 2019

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.

# head-injury - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

'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.

# head-injury - Saturday 8 September, 2018

Ireland international Dominic Ryan forced to retire due to concussion

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

# head-injury - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

'Armpit line' introduced in English cup as trials to lower tackle height continue

Rugby authorities are hoping to see a reduction in the number of concussions being sustained in tackles.

# head-injury - Monday 11 June, 2018

Laois captain Attride ruled out of Leinster final after suffering horror double skull fracture

Stephen Attride is facing a long spell on the sidelines.

# head-injury - Monday 21 May, 2018

Cork forward Robbie O'Flynn to make full recovery following suspected concussion

O’Flynn was stretchered off in a neck brace during yesterday’s win over Clare.

# head-injury - Friday 5 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'A living nightmare': Fundraiser for Belfast man put in coma after suffering head injury in Sydney Michael Hyndman

'A living nightmare': Fundraiser for Belfast man put in coma after suffering head injury in Sydney

Michael Hyndman sustained the injuries following an altercation in Sydney on New Year’s Eve.

# head-injury - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

Lions confirm Jared Payne's tour is over due to migraines

The Ireland and Ulster centre went through a frustrating tour, but Lions medics say his migraine is not concussion related.

# head-injury - Sunday 7 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Concussion 'guidance document' being drafted for schools, clubs and sports governing bodies Head Injury

Concussion 'guidance document' being drafted for schools, clubs and sports governing bodies

The document comes after five young rugby players suffered serious head injuries during Junior Cup games.

# head-injury - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

Australian bowler suffers fractured skull and brain bleed after training incident

Joe Mennie is said to be ‘feeling well’ after the scare.

# head-injury - Sunday 15 January, 2017

Munster set to face Untoward Incident Review after Murray's suspected head injury HIA

Munster set to face Untoward Incident Review after Murray's suspected head injury

The scrum-half was involved in a heavy tackle on Glasgow’s Tim Swinson.

# head-injury - Saturday 10 December, 2016

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

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

# head-injury - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

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

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

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

# head-injury - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

21-year-old quarterback says he's quitting football after the season: 'I need my brain'

An Indiana University quarterback has taken the decision to protect his future.

# head-injury - Thursday 13 October, 2016

Earls doubtful for Paris trip but Munster hopeful on Kilcoyne

The Ireland back sat out today’s training session in Limerick.

# head-injury - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

Superstar Sid Crosby to miss start of NHL season after latest concussion

Concussion is an unavoidable subject for every collision sport.

# head-injury - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

26-year-old Connacht centre McSharry forced to retire due to concussion

The Ireland ‘A’ international has called time on his playing career.

# head-injury - Monday 23 May, 2016

24-year-old Argentine footballer dead after being struck in head RIP

24-year-old Argentine footballer dead after being struck in head

The Argentine Football Association (AFA) confirmed the death of 24-year-old footballer Micael Favre last night.

# head-injury - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie A simple blood test can diagnose concussions Head Injury

A simple blood test can diagnose concussions

Left untreated or under-treated, concussions put patients at risk for further, often more serious injury.

# head-injury - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Police officer hit in head with brick The Glen

Police officer hit in head with brick

She was treated in hospital.

# head-injury - Friday 26 February, 2016

'I'd be sued for slander' - Sexton frustrated by constant concussion speculation

The Ireland out-half was the target of an ill-advised Eddie Jones comment yesterday.

# head-injury - Sunday 15 November, 2015

Leinster face injury headaches with short turnaround for huge Bath clash

Three of the province’s players suffered head injuries against Wasps.

# head-injury - Sunday 6 September, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Young man critical after late night assault outside Galway fast food outlet Head Injury

Young man critical after late night assault outside Galway fast food outlet

The incident happened at about 3.30am on Shop Street.

# head-injury - Saturday 29 August, 2015

Earls set for concussion protocols as Schmidt makes positive report

The Munster wing was stretchered off after lying motionless for some minutes.

# head-injury - Sunday 10 May, 2015

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

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

# head-injury - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Couple in their 40s hospitalised after being attacked outside their home Dublin

Couple in their 40s hospitalised after being attacked outside their home

The couple both received injuries to the head.

# head-injury - Monday 20 April, 2015

Australian rugby player, 25, dies following head injury in 'tragic accident' on field RIP

Australian rugby player, 25, dies following head injury in 'tragic accident' on field

Nicholas Tooth was injured tackling an opponent in a regional NSW fixture on Saturday.

# head-injury - Friday 10 April, 2015

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

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

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 Head Injury This post contains videos

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

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

# head-injury - Monday 23 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 17-year-old questioned for third time over death of Oisin McGrath (13) Schoolyard

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Thankfully, the Kerry youngster made a full recovery.

# head-injury - Saturday 26 July, 2014

Cork City's Lenihan discharged from hospital following concussion

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

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