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Cheltenham Town’s George Lloyd discusses his “difficult” time with concussion this season

There has been a lot of emphasis recently on identifying and treating concussion in sports in an attempt to limit the lasting damage to the brain when a player sustains a head injury. The dangers of suffering concussion are now being fully realised and more measures are being introduced to ensure players can properly recover […]

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Six Nations opening weekend raises further concerns around player safety

Several players left the pitch for HIA’s over the weekend, which saw Ireland flanker Peter O’Mahony sent off for an elbow to the head of Welsh prop Tomas Francis. Discussions around player safety and the long-term effects of head injuries has been dominating the media ahead of the build-up to this year’s Six Nations tournament, […]

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OPINION: Why concussion is becoming a political issue within global sport, and why pro athletes may soon strike

Gloucester Rugby’s medical staff have received plenty of praise over the weekend for their speedy decision-making in stopping Willi Heinz from continuing with concussion. The captain of the Cherry and Whites sustained a blow to the head early on in Friday’s derby defeat to Bristol Bears, and attempted to play on straight away. Embed from […]