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# hia - Thursday 7 July, 2022

World Rugby defends head-injury protocols in wake of Johnny Sexton’s selection
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World Rugby defends head-injury protocols in wake of Johnny Sexton’s selection

Updated Jul 7th 2022, 8:09 PM 17,923 Views 14 Comments

Progressive Rugby has claimed the HIA checks are ‘being exposed’.

# hia - Tuesday 5 July, 2022

What happened to Johnny Sexton and how can he play this weekend?
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What happened to Johnny Sexton and how can he play this weekend?

Jul 5th 2022, 5:00 PM 22,699 Views 28 Comments

The Ireland captain was forced off against New Zealand last weekend but is available for the second Test.

Johnny Sexton passes his latest head injury assessment test and is allowed play this Saturday
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Johnny Sexton passes his latest head injury assessment test and is allowed play this Saturday

Updated Jul 5th 2022, 8:24 AM 16,436 Views 33 Comments

Sexton failed his initial HIA last Saturday but has subsequently passed two exams and is thereby free to play in Dunedin against the All Blacks.

# hia - Monday 4 July, 2022

England flanker Tom Curry returns home from Australia series due to concussion
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England flanker Tom Curry returns home from Australia series due to concussion

Jul 4th 2022, 10:12 AM 4,087 Views 1 Comment

The Sale player suffered the injury in England’s series opener defeat to Australia.

# hia - Saturday 2 July, 2022

Sexton not yet ruled out of Ireland's second Test against the All Blacks
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Sexton not yet ruled out of Ireland's second Test against the All Blacks

Updated Jul 2nd 2022, 3:38 PM 44,713 Views 49 Comments

The captain was forced off in the first half of today’s first Test.

# hia - Monday 9 May, 2022

Healy and O'Brien doubts for Champions Cup semi-final after head injuries
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Healy and O'Brien doubts for Champions Cup semi-final after head injuries

May 9th 2022, 3:45 PM 7,020 Views 12 Comments

Both Leinster players were forced off for Head Injury Assessments last weekend.

# hia - Friday 25 March, 2022

Wales prop Francis should have been replaced after head injury: Six Nations panel
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Wales prop Francis should have been replaced after head injury: Six Nations panel

Mar 25th 2022, 12:43 PM 3,931 Views 1 Comment

Welsh forward Francis was injured in the first half of Wales’ Six Nations defeat at Twickenham

# hia - Monday 14 March, 2022

Ryan's latest head injury the big concern as Ireland consider changes to XV
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Ryan's latest head injury the big concern as Ireland consider changes to XV

Updated Mar 14th 2022, 8:23 AM 39,949 Views 46 Comments

The second row has been sidelined by blows to the head on several occasions recently.

# hia - Monday 19 July, 2021

Williams on track to return from head injury for Lions' first Test
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Williams on track to return from head injury for Lions' first Test

Jul 19th 2021, 11:13 AM 3,595 Views 1 Comment

The Irish contingent are all fit and available to face the Springboks.

# hia - Monday 19 April, 2021

Sexton sidelined but Leinster set for boost of returning players against Munster
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Sexton sidelined but Leinster set for boost of returning players against Munster

Apr 19th 2021, 2:29 PM 15,821 Views 25 Comments

The 35-year-old suffered a head injury against Exeter two weekends ago.

# hia - Sunday 14 March, 2021

Farrell 'really proud' of Ireland but Ryan emerges as injury doubt for England clash
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Farrell 'really proud' of Ireland but Ryan emerges as injury doubt for England clash

Mar 14th 2021, 7:02 PM 10,872 Views 32 Comments

The Ireland boss said Johnny Sexton was cramping before his late winning penalty.

# hia - Tuesday 8 December, 2020

Rugby's biggest problem rears it head as ex-players consider legal action
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Rugby's biggest problem rears it head as ex-players consider legal action

Dec 8th 2020, 5:47 PM 13,905 Views 14 Comments

Ex-England hooker Steve Thompson has been diagnosed with early onset dementia and probable CTE.

# hia - Wednesday 19 February, 2020

'I'm thankful. People have gotten badly hurt and ended up with lifelong repercussions of concussion'
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'I'm thankful. People have gotten badly hurt and ended up with lifelong repercussions of concussion'

Feb 19th 2020, 6:45 AM 3,145 Views 0 Comments

Ireland hooker Cliodhna Moloney details her recent HIA return, reflects on the Six Nations so far and looks to England.

# hia - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

Biggar out for Uruguay game and will require further assessment after another head injury
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Biggar out for Uruguay game and will require further assessment after another head injury

Oct 9th 2019, 5:19 PM 7,145 Views 11 Comments

The out-half previously suffered a blow to the head against Australia.

# hia - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

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

Aug 28th 2019, 3:00 PM 15,744 Views 19 Comments

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

# hia - Saturday 9 February, 2019

Ireland expect Johnny Sexton to 'bounce back quickly' after failing HIA
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Ireland expect Johnny Sexton to 'bounce back quickly' after failing HIA

Feb 9th 2019, 5:13 PM 12,641 Views 25 Comments

The experienced out-half was replaced by Joey Carbery in the first half of the win over Scotland.

# hia - Monday 5 February, 2018

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

Feb 5th 2018, 6:53 PM 12,587 Views 16 Comments

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

# hia - Sunday 4 February, 2018

France's use of HIA protocol under review after 'a number of incidents' in Paris
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France's use of HIA protocol under review after 'a number of incidents' in Paris

Feb 4th 2018, 1:00 PM 20,523 Views 36 Comments

Six Nations organisers have released a statement.

# hia - Thursday 17 August, 2017

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

Aug 17th 2017, 9:19 PM 5,277 Views 3 Comments

The new ruling wll be enforced from 26 August.

# hia - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

Munster's medical team cleared following investigation into Conor Murray head injury
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Munster's medical team cleared following investigation into Conor Murray head injury

Mar 8th 2017, 11:40 AM 10,750 Views 2 Comments

World Rugby Head Injury Assessment protocol was correctly followed in Glasgow game, says EPCR.

# hia - Monday 16 January, 2017

Sexton cleared to face Castres as Leinster clarify Friday's HIA procedure
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Sexton cleared to face Castres as Leinster clarify Friday's HIA procedure

Jan 16th 2017, 4:18 PM 7,828 Views 15 Comments

The out-half has passed all the required tests and is fit to face the Top 14 this weekend.

# hia - Sunday 15 January, 2017

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

Jan 15th 2017, 5:48 PM 28,938 Views 36 Comments

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

# hia - Monday 9 January, 2017

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

Jan 9th 2017, 2:34 PM 2,664 Views 7 Comments

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

# hia - Thursday 29 December, 2016

'I began vomiting. I was still allowed back on the field' - Jamie Cudmore's frightening concussion story
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'I began vomiting. I was still allowed back on the field' - Jamie Cudmore's frightening concussion story

Dec 29th 2016, 11:44 AM 8,339 Views 14 Comments

“It’s nice to say that we want to protect players but we’ve really got to put some action behind those words.”

# hia - Saturday 10 December, 2016

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

Dec 10th 2016, 4:13 PM 5,623 Views 7 Comments

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

# hia - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

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

Dec 7th 2016, 2:35 PM 4,570 Views 3 Comments

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

# hia - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

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

Dec 6th 2016, 3:55 PM 9,782 Views 26 Comments

The 24-year-old was injured on Saturday.

# hia - Friday 12 February, 2016

Leinster Schools Committee will hold investigation into concussion call row
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Leinster Schools Committee will hold investigation into concussion call row

Feb 12th 2016, 3:58 PM 12,513 Views 32 Comments

Gary Glennon was the target of an irate Gonzaga backroom team member after the ref called for a player to be replaced due to suspected concussion.

# hia - Sunday 15 November, 2015

Leinster face injury headaches with short turnaround for huge Bath clash
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Leinster face injury headaches with short turnaround for huge Bath clash

Nov 15th 2015, 5:17 PM 10,759 Views 2 Comments

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

# hia - Monday 2 March, 2015

Sexton's hamstring only 'minor' as O'Brien and Payne suffer concussion
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Sexton's hamstring only 'minor' as O'Brien and Payne suffer concussion

Mar 2nd 2015, 3:12 PM 11,277 Views 29 Comments

Both concussed players have begun their return-to-play protocols.

# hia - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

Almost 50,000 people dropped their health insurance in the last year
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Almost 50,000 people dropped their health insurance in the last year

Jun 3rd 2014, 2:21 PM 9,503 Views 44 Comments

The number of people with cover has been reducing year on year since the end of 2008.

# hia - Monday 4 March, 2013

Numbers with private health insurance fall by 64,000 in 2012
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Numbers with private health insurance fall by 64,000 in 2012

Mar 4th 2013, 12:56 PM 5,355 Views 18 Comments

Just under 2.1 million were covered by private policies at the end of 2012, a fall of nearly 3 per cent over the year.

# hia - Monday 2 July, 2012

New health insurer to create jobs and competition
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New health insurer to create jobs and competition

Jul 2nd 2012, 2:11 PM 5,155 Views 8 Comments

GloHealth is Ireland’s fourth health insurer.