IRFU Warns of Dangers of Concussion and Dispels Myth of a “Knock to The Head”

With the School’s Senior Cups due to begin later this month and early February the IRFU’s guidelines and instruction on concussion in amateur and unde(...)

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 Ben Robinson: died as a result of head injuries suffered during a schools rugby game when playing for Carrickfergus Grammar. Photo: Alan Lewis/Photopress

In August the NFL, the most lucrative sports league in the world, announced that it had agreed the terms of a US$765 million personal injuries settlem(...)

Concussion in sport
  • Rugby
  • December 21, 2013, 01:01

The tragic death from concussion of 14-year-old Ulster rugby player Ben Robinson in 2011 put a face on an injury that is becoming a growing concern in(...)

The late Ben Robinson before a match with the Carrickfergus Grammar rugby team. Ben, 14, lost his life after repeated head injuries suffered during a match for his school in an Ulster Under-15 competition. Photograph: Alan Lewis/Photopress Belfast

On January 29th, 2011, 14-year-old Ben Robinson played rugby for his school. After being treated three times for blows to the head and sent back to th(...)