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Concussion In Soccer

Concussions are invisible. Whenever concussion in sport is discussed it’s usually in relation to rugby or the NFL. However, the incidences of head clashes at the World Cup has thrust it into the soccer spotlight. In the Netherlands-Argentina match, Javier Mascherano clashed heads with Georginio Wijnaldum in the first half and looked to be unconscious. For about a minute, the Argentine …

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Concussion Concludes Craig Clarke’s Connacht Career

Pundit Arena’s John Elliott discusses the sad announcement of Craig Clarke’s retirement from rugby due to a number of concussions. The game of rugby can be a cruel mistress at times. For both players and fans alike it can be merciless in so many ways. Be it the loss of a cup final by one point or being dropped from a squad due …

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The Gain Line: Florian Fritz & The Duty of Care

In a damning article, Brendan Kelly slams the IRB and demands that the issue of concussion in rugby be dealt with appropriately before it is too late. On Friday night Racing Metro 92 travelled to Stade Toulousain for the barrages round of the Top14. Earlier in the season it looked fairly unlikely that the Parisians would reach this stage but …

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