Former players ‘hanging on by a thread’
MATTY Johns fears former NRL players may be experiencing the ill effects of concussions suffered during their playing days.
The increased focus on player welfare in recent times has led to the NRL introducing stricter guidelines to deal with concussion.
However, a lax attitude had been taken with regard to the injury in the past with Johns recalling a dose of smelling salts was the cure to a head knock.
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