- Dec 17, 2015
- Club or Nation
Siobhan Cattigan: ‘They fixed her broken bones but turned their back on her broken brain’ — The Times and The Sunday Times
Siobhan Cattigan and Ann Taylor first met on a Sunday morning at The Burgh Coffeehouse in Stirling. For weeks they’d been exchanging messages on a dating site. Ann had just come out of a long-term relationship, Siobhan had been too busy with her studies and rugby. The plan was to meet in a car...
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I think these are the types of stories that will end up in lawsuits that have merit (and an awful lot of merit in this case). This isn't early NFL where the league was hiding from the players just how dangerous the game was, I think the assumption of risk is well known. Rather, it will be the individual cases where teams sent players back out on the field when they were at heightened risk and then something terrible happened.
What the SRU is accused of here is absolutely shocking. I understand that it was an important game but there is a huge difference between strong arming a player into toughing out a hamstring injury and playing through a serious head knock.