On Mon, 12 Nov 2018 10:52:24 +0000, David Kelso
Post by David Kelso
I sometimes wonder if this is the sort of game I want to watch/follow
where injuries appear to be occurring more & more. I appreciate there
have always been (and always will be) injuries. Maybe it's just the game
is so high profile now we're more aware of them.
Interesting point -- I feel very similar. I saw the injury to Rob
Horne on tv -- less than a minute into the game Leicester v
Northampton last April and an unremarkable tackle led to hideous
injury and paralysis of one arm.
"Horne had damaged his brachial plexus so badly that all five nerves
separated from his spinal cord, leaving him without any feeling in his
right arm and, for a period of time, even worse."
(Link to Independent article. The guy is doing brilliantly in
It just added to the concerns I have regarding head injury and
concussion related issues.
Still watching -- but I am much less enthusiastic than I used to be.
Regarding "Cynic"'s initial post -- I believe there is a RSRU Facebook
page people have joined. No good for me -- I don't do Facebook -- it
is the work of Satan.
All the best