Book ignites fresh debate over the safety of sport in schools
Professor Allyson Pollock spent a decade looking into the risks of rugby after her son was injured.
A leading public health expert, whose son was seriously injured playing rugby, has reignited the debate over the safety of the sport in schools.
Professor Allyson Pollock spent a decade looking into the risks of playing rugby at school, and has now written a book for parents warning them of the dangers.
She wants to see school rugby become touch rugby, with an end to scrums and tackles.
Professor Pollock spoke to Scotland Tonight about her findings.
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