Studies reveal that rugby players sustaining head injuries suffer long-term implications, such as Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy.

The launch of the University of Sydney’s Brain Bank aims to continue researching the relationship between contact-sport and the neurodegenerative disease, with the help of former players including Peter FitzSimons, who have donated their brains to the centre. Why were head injuries swept under the rug for so many years? How can we educate individuals to avoid future damage?



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