English rugby to trial saliva test for concussion

What will happen in rugby’s new concussion tests? Premiership and Championship players will take part this season in the development of a new pitch-side test to diagnose concussion and brain injuries. Saliva and urine samples will be collected during the new campaign, after studies showed they could provide swift indicators of head injuries. It could […]

England beaten by New Zealand in epic World Cup final

New Zealand’s Fiao’o Faamausili, captain of the five-time world champions, lifts the World Cup at the Kingspan Stadium World Cup final: England v New Zealand England (17) 32 Tries: Penalty (7pts), Thompson 2, Noel-Smith Cons: Scarratt 2 Pens: Scarratt 2 New Zealand (10) 41 Tries: Winiata 2, Natua 3, Smith, Cocksedge Cons: Cocksedge 3 England’s […]