Ewan McKenna: Rugby’s Concussion Crisis
Rugby needs to be open about the serious damage concussion can do to its players
Kevin McLaughlin is one of the lucky ones.
He may not feel it – at just 31, he’s lost his job, his career and his passion following another concussion in Leinster’s season opener – but all in all McLaughlin got out because he could, not because he no longer could.
Others weren’t so lucky. Back in February, Cardiff wing Rory Watts-Jones went for tests after both his family and girlfriend noticed worrying behavioural changes that are...
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