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Former NRL Side Newcastle Knights Player James McManus Suing Club For Damages

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 06 / 23 / 17

James McManus, the first Australian footballer to "take legal action against a professional sporting club over the handling of his alleged repeated concussions," said that National Rugby League side Newcastle Knights "should have forced him to retire from rugby league," according to Ford & Hall ...

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