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Scientists call on sporting authorities to take concussion seriously
Sep 11, 2014 • Irish Times... Ben Robinson in 2011, due to brain swelling after he received three head blows during the same rugby match. Both the Irish Rugby Football Union and the International Rugby Board have recently put in place protocols to assess the severity of head ... More
Many Irish teens skipping breakfast
Sep 16, 2014 • Irish HealthThe survey was carried out on behalf of the Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU). The union is advising all young people involved in sport, particularly rugby, that breakfast is an essential part of their daily diet. "A healthy breakfast will provide the ... More
British and Irish Lions could be rebranded 'The Lions' if Scotland gains ...
Sep 12, 2014 • Telegraph.co.ukHowever, by then the Republic of Ireland had become an independent country, although the Irish Rugby Football Union remained an all-Ireland institution, selecting players from both Northern Ireland and the Republic. The name 'British Isles' for the ... More
Ireland flyhalf Sexton to rejoin Leinster next season
Sep 4, 2014 • Yahoo!7 NewsDUBLIN (Reuters) - Ireland flyhalf Jonathan Sexton will rejoin Leinster from French side Racing Metro for the 2015/16 season, the Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) said in a statement on Thursday. Sexton won three European Cups in four seasons with the ... More
Maybe it's time schoolboys gave hands-off rugby a try
Aug 24, 2014 • Telegraph.co.ukHer findings are supported by a study funded by the Irish Rugby Football Union, which noted a rise in the numbers of serious injuries to schoolboy players in the past year. Pooler Archbold, an orthopaedic surgeon involved in the study, suggests that ... More
New Zealand Rugby bans stadium fireworks following pyrotechnics accident in ...
Aug 25, 2014 • Telegraph.co.ukThe Ireland fly-half, Jonny Sexton, is expected to announce that he has rejected a contract extension with the Paris club Racing Métro, to sign a four-year deal with the Irish Rugby Football Union that will take him back to Leinster next season. Sexton ... More
Ireland: Jonathan Sexton agrees to Leinster return
Sep 4, 2014 • ESPNScrum.comJonathan Sexton will return to Leinster ahead of the 2015-16 season after signing a central contract with the Irish Rugby Football Union which takes him through to November 2019. Sexton will see out this season with Racing Metro before returning to ... More
Targetting the next generation of Irish women rugby starts
Aug 29, 2014 • Nenagh GuardianThe Irish Rugby Football Union are aiming to capitalise on the success and interest in the recent Women's Rugby World Cup by supporting anyone who wants to develop girls minis rugby teams across the country with the launch of a new initiative – "Give ... More
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