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Concussion complacency in rugby must be knocked on the head in wake of Ireland controversy

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Jeremy Loughman should have been withdrawn from Ireland's clash with the Maori All Blacks much sooner

Jeremy Loughman should have been withdrawn from Ireland's clash with the Maori All Blacks much sooner

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Jeremy Loughman should have been withdrawn from Ireland's clash with the Maori All Blacks much sooner

Before the northern hemisphere sides set off on their end-of-season tours late last month, World Rugby’s chief medical officer Eanna Falvey spoke of "a new mindset for coaches and players” when it came to the concussion protocols.

Unfortunately, the last week has felt too much like more of the same.


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