IRFU braced for legal action from former players as it reaffirms commitment to player welfare

IRFU braced for legal action from former players as it reaffirms commitment to player welfare

The IRFU has reaffirmed its commitment to player welfare as it braces itself for legal action from a group of Irish former players who claim they suffered brain damage while playing rugby.

he union says it has not yet been notified of any pending procedures after news of the players’ intention to sue emerged this morning.

After more than 185 players launched a class-action lawsuit against World Rugby, the RFU and WRU on Monday, the Irish Times this morning reported that a similar case is looming here.

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