'Don't ban tackling in rugby'
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Don't ban tackling in rugby, says player paralysed in game

Tackling and scrums should be banned in school-age rugby - that's the call from a public health expert who has researched injuries in the sport. But one player left paralysed by a tackle disagrees.

Ciaran Pryce injured his neck while making a tackle when he was 15.

After Professor Allyson Pollock from Newcastle University urged the UK's chief medical officers to remove contact from the school game, Ciaran spoke to BBC Scotland's John Beattie about the issue.

  • 27 Sep 2017