Have you got stats on that???Most of the concussions in the AFL occur in marking contests
Are we to outlaw players taking a mark from the back of a pack and putting a knee up?
Or Jacks mark the other week could of easily resulted in multiple injuries quite easily
I am not a legal eagle but I suppose he could sue both.Theoretically, wouldn't he have case with the AFL, not Mackay?
Some of Jonathan Browns efforts was courageous, some stupid and self-inflicted.J.Brown. happened a few times in his career... contact sport. There has to be some allowances for incidental contact.
Should have just stopped there, as everything else you've said is entirely wrong.
Do you need to look forward? Precedent is that players with concussion seek compensation from the AFL, not individual players.Lets see from the law cases in the years ahead.
Its a win for the legal eagles, they have played this well.
Plenty of work to come for them now
It depends on what the players feel the loss is I suppose.Do you need to look forward? Precedent is that players with concussion seek compensation from the AFL, not individual players.
Daniel Bell - Had an incident with Ben Johnson (who was suspended for 6 weeks), Bell sought compensation with the AFL.
In a rare move, the AFL Players Association sent a submission to the tribunal claiming the match review officer had failed to discharge his duty, and that Hocking had misused his discretion in referring the incident. The AFLPA wanted the matter thrown out. This was rejected.
Far too early to say - and it is extremely speculative to say that he is a) has developed a chronic injury and b) wants to take it to court.Who is to say Clark returns to play footy?
He has nerve damage. What will the effects be? Will he be like Greg Williams and lose memory, will he have worse issues