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Is rugby tackling too dangerous for school children?

More than 70 doctors and academics are calling for a ban on tackling in rugby matches played in UK and Irish schools.

In an open letter to ministers, they say injuries from this "high-impact collision sport" can have lifelong consequences for children.

Robert Piggott reports.

  • 02 Mar 2016
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