“Players are now exposed to far more contact then they were previously.”
A legal case on behalf of rugby players has been issued against World Rugby, RFU and Welsh Rugby Union. The case now destined for the courts involves a group of rugby players diagnosed with early onset dementia and irreversible neurological impairments. Lisa Ryan, Head of the Department of Sport Exercise and Nutrition in the school of science and computing at Atlantic Technological University, joined Kieran to discuss the full impact concussion can have on people.
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