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#second impact syndrome

# second-impact-syndrome - Monday 1 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Parents of 14-year-old rugby player who died during match describe their devastating loss Concussion

Parents of 14-year-old rugby player who died during match describe their devastating loss

“People say time’s a healer. I don’t agree with that. It just adds to the pain ‘cos you realise ‘no, this is real. He’s gone’”.

# second-impact-syndrome - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

'If a player gets three concussions in a season they should get expert neurology advice'

The IRFU launched new concussion guidelines for the amateur game but Dr Rod McLoughlin has strong views on the professional game.

# second-impact-syndrome - Monday 9 December, 2013

'We've already had a fatality' - IRFU launch new guide on concussion

Dr Rod McLoughlin believes there needs to be a culture change to remove inappropriate pressure on concussed players.

# second-impact-syndrome - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

IRFU expresses condolences to family of boy, 14, after rugby death

Ben Robinson was ruled to have passed away from brain injuries caused by Second Impact Syndrome.