Why sport still doesn't get it on concussion

Press/Media: Expert Comment


'For sports fans in Australia, rugby league’s State of Origin is an annual highlight. Queensland against NSW in a best-of-three series.

At Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane on Wednesday evening, the 2020 renewal ended with the underdogs Queensland winning the decider 20-14. Fifty-two thousand people packed into the stadium and the atmosphere was a reminder of what we have been missing for the past eight months.

Part of the attraction is the physical intensity. There was an important moment midway through the first half when NSW’s best player, James Tedesco, slipped and slid, head-first, into Queensland prop Josh Papalii’s left knee. Tedesco lost consciousness for a few seconds....'

Period22 Nov 2020

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