Bill Beaumont

Two more players join concussion lawsuit

FORMER England prop Jason Hobson and retired Exeter hooker Neil Clarke have joined the lawsuit against World Rugby, the RFU and WRU.
Hobson and Clarke are among 175 players who have started legal action against the governing bodies over their alleged failure to protect players from risks of concussion.
Both have been diagnosed with traumatic brain injury, early onset dementia and probable CTE (chronic traumatic encephalopathy) following their careers in the sport which ended in retirement in 2014. They join the legal fight along with 2003 World Cup winner Steve Thompson, Michael Lipman, Alix...

Continue reading...

Access all our premium content from as little as 14p per day!

Already a subscriber to our website? Login