Eanna Falvey

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Dr Éanna Falvey, seen here treating Johnny Sexton during the 2017 Lions Tour, has welcomed the trial of eye-tracking technology in diagnosing concussion. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The latest eye-tracking technology using virtual reality (VR) for the detection and treatment of concussion made its debut in Super Rugby Trans-Tasman(...)

France’s Mathieu Jalibert receives attention on the pitch before leaving the field to undergo  a HIA during the Guinness Six Nations match at  Stade de France. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

A “game changer” saliva test to detect concussion has been unveiled by the University of Birmingham in conjunction with England’s Rugby Football Union(...)

England’s fifth-place finish in the Six Nations that has seen them drop to fourth in the world rankings. File photograph: Getty Images

England players are set to have a significant say over whether Eddie Jones keeps his job as head coach with the squad invited to give their feedback i(...)

 Dr Éanna Falvey: “I  care deeply about our players and my job is to use the latest advances in science and medicine to make the game as safe as possible.” Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

During this fallow week in the Guinness Six Nations, players, coaches and fans will be reflecting on the performance of their team. It is the same for(...)

Dr Éanna Falvey: ‘In countries like New Zealand and Australia, they are probably reasonably close in getting back into competition, and certainly into training.’ Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Dr Éanna Falvey, World Rugby’s chief medical officer, believes there will be competitive rugby before the end of the calendar year, most likely beginn(...)

Aviva Stadium: Irish rugby is financially dependent on 50,000 full houses at the Aviva for a minimum of five internationals every year.   Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Rugby’s return to stadiums without supporters can be achieved with 167 people, the sport’s governing body has revealed in a document entitled “Safe re(...)

Aviva Stadium head groundsman Majella Smyth vuts the grass at the stadium on Tuesday. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Testing for temperatures and coronavirus symptoms, travelling to and from training individually, and without use of the showers or other facilities in(...)

CJ Stander wins a penalty for Ireland in their Six Nations win over Wales. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Necessity being the mother of invention, for the first time ever rugby has been forced to adopt its oft-mooted and much debated global calendar albeit(...)

 Ireland’s Tommy Bowe celebrates as he scores the late match-winning try against England at Twickenham in 2010. Photograph:  Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

Twickenham will never change for me. Strolling up to RFU headquarters on Sunday I know the same uncomfortable feeling will creep to the surface. You (...)

Now, with Scotland in their sights, all that torture has been moulded into something resembling peak performance. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Small island, big dreams. There’s nowhere to hide on this green rock. Six hours cruising in his vintage mustang can have Jacob Stockdale beside Conor (...)

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