Front line rugby research: Canterbury Medical Research Foundation

  Rugby mouth guards fitted with sensors that measure the impact of collisions on the brain, laboratory-based human-head-shaped test dummies, and MRI scanning and in-depth neurological testing.     All these latest-technology measures are part of a new Canterbury Medical Research Foundation-funded study aimed at solving a simple, real-world problem– how to minimise harm from […]

Kieran Read’s next chapter

Kieran Read first played for the All Blacks as a 23-year-old in 2008 and since then has amassed 127 test appearances in the famous jersey which places him third on the all-time New Zealand list behind Richie McCaw and Keven Mealamu.     Now, after a stellar provincial, club and international career — including back-to-back […]