Dementia

Jamie Roberts: Concussion cases will help improve player protection

Dragons and Wales star Jamie Roberts hopes the concussion cases in rugby will allow the sport to build on the 'significant' protocols which are already in place.
18 December 2020

Adam Hughes Exclusive: I hope my story can send out a strong message

The former Dragons and Exeter centre is the youngest player to join the legal action against rugby’s authorities and he spoke exclusively to Talking Rugby Union.
18 December 2020

Legal action on concussion launched by former players against governing bodies

A further six former players have joined the concussion legal action launched against rugby authorities.
17 December 2020

I felt incredibly well looked after during my playing days - Conor O’Shea

Conor O’Shea has admitted he felt ‘incredibly well looked after’ throughout his playing career and believes there are constant improvements being made to reduce the risk of concussion in rugby union.
11 December 2020

Greg Bateman Exclusive: Concussion problems need to be addressed sooner rather than later

Dragons forward Greg Bateman believes concussion in rugby must be looked at “sooner rather than later" after some former players have claimed the sport has given them permanent brain damage.
11 December 2020

The key issues around the potential concussion litigation group and their legal action

Trainee solicitor at Morgan Sports Law with expertise in Rugby Union, Ben Cisneros, highlights the key issues surrounding the proposed group litigation action on concussion in the sport.
9 December 2020

Steve Thompson cannot remember 2003 World Cup final after dementia diagnoses

World Cup winner Steve Thompson has been diagnosed with early onset dementia and he is part of group of former players who are claiming the sport has left them with brain damage
8 December 2020