Monday, 5 August 2013


No great surprise that a brain injuries expert has recently established a link between early onset dementia and playing rugby.

According to neurologist Dr Willie Stewart, rugby players can experience problems later in life usually associated with former boxers.

Although impossible to say what proportion of players might be affected or how many times a player would need to be concussed for the condition to develop, it is clearly a cause for concern.

The problem is, for certain players, how could you tell?

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