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Knocking Concussion on the Head

As published on PunditArena

In September it was announced that Nathan White was retiring from professional rugby based on medical advice following a concussion injury. The Connacht and Ireland prop arrived in Dublin from his native New Zealand in 2012 to join up with Joe Schmidt at Leinster before moving onto Connacht the following year. 1,137 more words

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Putting it all on the line

As rugby literally grows the concerns are often about styles, but with players risking their health the debate must quickly becomeĀ about mental and physical substance, writes Ewan MacKenna… 1,208 more words

Farewell to Fitzgerald

This week, at just 28, Luke Fitzgerald announced his retirement.

The Leinster star was forced to retire after a neck injury sustained in the Guinness PRO12 final against Connacht in May. 491 more words