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Concussion Debate
Jul 28, 2015:  A major study of rugby union players points to a possible connection between frequent concussion and brain function, the project's lead researcher said on Tuesday.
Super Rugby
May 25, 2015:  Kieran Read likely to miss match against ladder-leading Hurricanes in Nelson
Mar 20, 2015:  Sydney's Randwick club will trial a potentially revolutionary concussion device in this year's Shute Shield competition
Concussion Debate
Feb 9, 2015:  Concussion awareness campaigner Peter Robinson believes players are being used as "guinea pigs" and has called for a cultural change to how concussion is dealt with
Aviva Premiership
Jan 4, 2015:  Saracens have stepped up their concussion awareness programme with players now wearing sensors that monitor the impact forces experienced during a match
Concussion debate
Oct 16, 2014:  English rugby has unveiled major changes to the way concussion is handled in the professional game
International Rugby
Sep 29, 2014:  With concussion still a massive issue for the game and the various issues linked with it, the International Rugby Board has launched a new video as part of its Recognise and Remove programme
Sep 24, 2014:  Fears are growing over the future of England lock Geoff Parling after he sustained another concussion - his second of the season - during Leicester's 45-0 drubbing at Bath
Concussion debate
Sep 17, 2014:  The WRU has said a zero tolerance approach to concussion must be adopted with a call for greater awareness of the issue in clubs and schools
Concussion debate
Sep 11, 2014:  A report in the Times claims that a new breathalyser could be used to identify when sports players are fit to return to action after suffering head injuries
Aug 5, 2014:  Concussion protocols in France have been toughened up for the forthcoming season with the French Rugby Federation (FFR) imposing sanctions on teams who are found to have misdiagnosed concussed players
New Zealand
Jun 30, 2014:  Ben Afeaki is the latest high-profile rugby player to publicise the brutal effects of concussion, making plans for a life outside the game less than 12 months after making his Test debut for the All Blacks
Concussion debate
Jun 19, 2014:  A US-based neuropsychologist has given an interview to Planet Rugby in which he has dismissed what he described as "the concussion crisis" as hysteria and media sensationalism
Jun 18, 2014:  David Denton has been ruled out of the rest of Scotland's summer tour as he continues his recovery from a concussion
Concussion debate
Jun 17, 2014:  Brett Gosper has said that concussion is one of the main priorities for the IRB
New Zealand v England
Jun 5, 2014:  Julian Savea will miss Saturday's Test against England after he failed to recover from a knee injury
Tom's Tour Diary
Jun 4, 2014:  Following news of Kieran Read's issues with concussion, the subject is dominating the New Zealand press according to the latest Tour Diary
The Concussion Debate
Jun 4, 2014:  Connacht.captain and former Chiefs co-captain Craig Clarke retires from rugby on medical advice, after 10 concussions in 22 months
The concussion debate
May 20, 2014:  The International Rugby Board has made two changes to its concussion protocols
Top 14
May 10, 2014:  Ex-Scotland and Toulon winger Rory Lamont said the incident surrounding Florian Fritz was "bewildering" and medics are risking player's lives if they fail to take concussion seriously.
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