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Rugby game concussion training call by former medical advisor

More should be done to protect players from the dangers of concussion, the International Rugby Board's (IRB) former medical advisor said.

The call comes after researchers linked suffering repeated concussions from playing sport with memory loss, depression and early dementia.

Dr Barry O'Driscoll wants mandatory concussion awareness training for all grassroots rugby coaches and players.

Steffan Powell reports.

Call for rugby concussion lessons

  • 01 Jan 2014
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