Stevie Ward

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Stevie Ward

Post by jobo » Tue Jan 05, 2021 2:00 pm


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Re: Stevie Ward

Post by Charriots Offiah » Tue Jan 05, 2021 2:40 pm

Unfortunately, the sport of rugby league will occasionally throw up issues like this. I feel sorry for Stevie but his health is far more important. I hope Leeds can find a roll for him.

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Re: Stevie Ward

Post by josie andrews » Tue Jan 05, 2021 4:05 pm

jobo wrote:
Tue Jan 05, 2021 2:00 pm
A shame this.
Fixed your link 😊
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But to stand behind a team, to defend a team when it is down and really needs you,
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Re: Stevie Ward

Post by CheshireWarrior » Tue Jan 05, 2021 4:48 pm

Hopefully it will influence the powers that be to maybe conduct further research etc. Shame if any player has to retire under such circumstances.

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Re: Stevie Ward

Post by Mike » Tue Jan 05, 2021 5:28 pm

Everyone wearing boxing style head gear?

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Re: Stevie Ward

Post by jobo » Tue Jan 05, 2021 5:31 pm

josie andrews wrote:
Tue Jan 05, 2021 4:05 pm
jobo wrote:
Tue Jan 05, 2021 2:00 pm
A shame this.
Fixed your link 😊
Thank you 😁

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Re: Stevie Ward

Post by Wiganer Ted » Tue Jan 05, 2021 8:01 pm

Pity for Stevie Ward and I wish him well in whatever he does.
The RFL/SL need to come down a lot harder on head shots.
Some look bad and need hefty suspensions to make sure they disappear from the game as far as possible.
One factor that seems unavoidable are head clashes between team mates tackling an opponent. Some of those do look very severe and can cause concussion. How we overcome those instances I don't know. Perhaps they are unavoidable.
Stevie Ward was a quality player and he will be missed, the manner of his leaving the game is worrying.

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Re: Stevie Ward

Post by fozzieskem » Tue Jan 05, 2021 10:19 pm

Ward was a classy player but did seem blighted by injuries I wish him well for the future of course but I cant help but feel he should have retired a couple of years back.

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Re: Stevie Ward

Post by nathan_rugby » Wed Jan 06, 2021 7:19 am

Mike wrote:
Tue Jan 05, 2021 5:28 pm
Everyone wearing boxing style head gear?
Don’t be ridiculous. You can’t be serious?

That’s only for amateur boxing.

Constantly striving to improve concussion / HIA protocols in games and training will be the only way.
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Re: Stevie Ward

Post by nathan_rugby » Wed Jan 06, 2021 7:20 am

fozzieskem wrote:
Tue Jan 05, 2021 10:19 pm
Ward was a classy player but did seem blighted by injuries I wish him well for the future of course but I cant help but feel he should have retired a couple of years back.
Why should he have?
Bomhead - "Lockers to prop."

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