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Is rugby on the verge of a concussion epidemic?

Dementia in rugby

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07.38 4 Nov 2021


Is rugby on the verge of a concussion epidemic?


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07.38 4 Nov 2021


Former New Zealand rugby international Carl Hayman has announced that he has been diagnosed with early-onset dementia and probable CTE, the degenerative brain condition thought to be caused by repeated blows to the head and concussion at the age of just 41.   The case is the latest in a line of concussion-related issues that has engulfed the sport in recent years.   Alix Popham is a former Welsh international, who was last year also diagnosed with early-onset dementia spoke to Shane with reaction to this news.

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