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England manager Gareth Southgate: “We want to try to support as much research as we can so that people who are playing now and in the future are as well protected as they can be.” Photograph: Getty Images

(...) where we need more research to find out exactly the impact of concussion, of heading the ball. We(...)

Fergus Slattery in action for Blackrock College RFC. Photograph:  Billy Stickland/Inpho

I know rugby has a serious problem with concussion. We all see what’s happening. This is a global(...)

The indirect Brainstem Activity Monitor developed by Prof John Sheridan and Dr James Ryle, makes no direct contact with the eye, is portable and can deliver a fast, reliable result.

(...) areas, including assessing the effect of concussion or head trauma. It can also be used to predict(...)

 Johnny Sexton was one of three Ireland players to suffer head injuries during the Autumn Internatonal against Australia. Photograph: Colm O’Neill/INPHO

(...) risk of concussion. The report from the Joint Committee on Health and Children also said that rugby has(...)

Both the Irish Rugby Football Union and the International Rugby Board have recently put in place protocols to assess the severity of head shocks. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

(...) the dangers of traumatic brain injury. In Ireland, the problem of concussion is a sensitive issue(...)

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

(...)’s guidelines and instruction on concussion in amateur and under-age rugby have already begun to kick in(...)