Will Hurrell: Bristol Bears centre suffered 'probable stroke'
Posted by: Faithful_City (IP Logged)
Date: 21 February, 2020 16:20

Another really bad contact injury


Bristol have confirmed centre Will Hurrell suffered a "probable stroke" after a Premiership match last month.

The 30-year-old was withdrawn with a head injury during the second half of the game at Leicester on 4 January.

Hurrell said he is "feeling better" but is suffering from "severe headaches, memory loss and panic attacks" in a Facebook post on Thursday.

"Player safety is of paramount importance," said Bears director of rugby Pat Lam in a statement.

"We've been told by the specialists that Will's case is an extremely unusual presentation, including the part of the brain that was affected.

"Given the rare nature of the event, we have been treating the situation with utmost caution to ensure the best outcomes for Will.

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