Episode 972: Kevin Doyle Retires, Concussion In Football, Munster’s New Director Of Rugby, Nerd Nonsense
Irish international striker Kevin Doyle has announced his retirement from football. In his statement to the media he cited health problems related to concussion.
Statement on my retirment pic.twitter.com/3dTXdk4EXU
— Kevin Doyle (@KevinDoyle1983) September 28, 2017
We speak to Dawn Astle, daughter of former England international Jeff Astle, who died as a result of repeating heading of the football causing degenerative brain disease, about how football is failing its players by not taking concussion more seriously.
— Claire Wheeler (@astle1968) March 20, 2017
We catch up with Craig Ray in South Africa to get the low-down on Munster’s new director of rugby, Johann Van Graan, who is about to join Rassie Erasmus’ backroom team until Erasmus leaves in December.
Johann van Graan is the new Munster Director of Rugby https://t.co/QDwyHPBXUM
— Irish Times Sport (@IrishTimesSport) September 29, 2017
Plus there’s more nerd nonsense, Stevie Nicol, and voodoo.
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