Nigel Owens launches attack on calls for tackling to be banned in schools
Welsh rugby referee Nigel Owens has ridiculed academics calling for tackling and scrums to be banned in schools rugby.
Allyson Pollock and Graham Kirkwood from the Institute of Health at Newcastle University have argued that most injuries in youth rugby occur due to the collision elements of the game.
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They will want to ban walking to school next. And only rubber pens and pencils to be used in class. What is the world coming too. https://t.co/CYMmk6WSgt
— Nigel Owens MBE (@Nigelrefowens) September 26, 2017