https://www.planetrugby.com/french-neur ... ions-game/
To what Sexton reacted badly:
https://www.planetrugby.com/ireland-cap ... ions-game/
Mind games? Trues concerns? Unethical behavior from the surgeons? Reckless behavior from Sexton and criminal behavior from the IRFU?
“So what it takes is for him to know what to expect and make the right decisions. I think we can now hear, ‘Yes, I have a risk of developing a neurodegenerative disease but I want to take that risk’.
“But we have to explain to him what it is.”
The neurologist told French radio station RMC Sport on Tuesday that he believed the 35-year-old has sustained around 30 concussions during his career and expressed concern about him rushing back into action.
“I am pretty saddened and shocked by the inaccurate reports that were thrown out yesterday,” [Sexton] said.
“We’ve been here before and it’s very frustrating. For me, I just think it’s totally inappropriate that a doctor that I have seen – many years ago now – felt it was appropriate to come out and talk to whoever it was and say those things.
“I thought there was patient and doctor confidentiality, I am pretty sure that exists in the world, and I just can’t get over the fact that someone thought it was appropriate to just come out of nowhere and just start saying things that weren’t even accurate, that’s the most hurtful thing.