Tuesday January 28, 2020

Rugby player lodges High Court case against IRFU

Carmel Creaven of Tuam Ladies was diagnosed with central cord spinal shock syndrome after an incident during a match in January 2017

Aaron Rogan

News Correspondent

@aarrogan
12th January, 2020
Carmel Creaven has lodged a High Court action against the IRFU. Picture: Ray Ryan

A female rugby player who was diagnosed with “spinal shock syndrome” after being injured during a match has lodged a High Court action against the IRFU.

Carmel Creaven was injured while playing for her club, Tuam Ladies, against Old Belvedere in January 2017. The winger was knocked unconscious after colliding with a number of other players following a line-out.

She was subsequently diagnosed with central cord spinal shock syndrome, which results in loss of...

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