Concussions in rugby: Players with brain damage attack authorities

All carriers today of permanent brain damage, some of early dementia, depression or Parkinson’s disease. In question ? Repetition of head shocks, concussions and other head injuries. According to our information, confirming that of the newspaper The Teama group of around fifteen rugby players who played in France between 2003 and 2022, represented by the law firm Alekto, are preparing to file a series of administrative appeals against the French Rugby Federation (FFR) and the National Rugby League (NRL).

Among them, the former pillar of the All Blacks Carl Hayman, the Canadians Jamie Cudmore and Cameron Pierce, or the Welshman Alix Popham and the Englishman Steve Thomson, who already have similar legal action across the Channel.

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