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Flat White

Concussions are killing players and the game

7 September 2023

6:00 AM

7 September 2023

6:00 AM

The rulers of footy codes have, for years, adopted a head-in-the-sand approach to the management of concussions, but the tsunami wave is building and lawyer-sharks are already in the water for their next big feed.

The scale of the problem is increasingly being revealed, but the question of culpability has yet to be resolved – organisers have a duty of care, but players are aware of the risks of injury.

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