Newport Gwent Dragons three-quarter Adam Hughes feared he would have to retire after suffering concussion during a pre-season match in August. Hughes was out for five months after what he describes as "a bad knockout". "At the start, when I was really struggling, the thought does go through your mind and you have to battle against those thoughts if you want to come back," said the 26-year-old. Read Full Story Here
By creating a safer sport we attract and retain players in our sport! Retirements of players due to concussion is common in the professional game, however the retention of younger players in the community is key to the survival of teams and development of the sport.