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Latest news: Concussion

Brain biometrics help identify sports concussions

Novel brain biometrics could help inform whether an athlete is ready to return to play following a concussion, according to new research from the University of South Australia.

Widow of AFL great calls for better concussion support

Action is needed to stop athletes taking the field when concussed, the widow of former footballer Danny Frawley has told a Senate inquiry.

Former Geelong star Gary Ablett Snr sues the AFL

An AFL great is the latest player to sue the sporting organisation for damages over concussion injuries he sustained while playing.

Brumbies skipper Allan Alaalatoa won’t change style after concussions

Brumbies captain and Wallaby star Allan Alaalatoa says he won't change the way he plays, as he returns from his third concussion in eight months.

NRL to order 11-day stand down period after concussions

The Australian Rugby League Commission is set to invoke a mandatory stand down for players after they are diagnosed with concussion.

Class action launched against AFL over concussions

Margalit Injury Lawyers has launched a class action against the AFL over concussion damage to former players over a near 40-year period.

NRL don’t trust coaches on concussions: Ricky Stuart

Ricky Stuart has backed Wayne Bennett's call to scrap the NRL's independent doctor and believes clubs should be trusted with identifying possible in-game concussions.