Concussion Games

‘With growing evidence that concussion is linked to long term brain injuries, collision sports are on notice. But the AFL’s concussion experts have attacked the evidence and the scientists researching these connections. It’s a big game and there’s lots of money at stake’.

Reporter Wendy Carlisle investigates the AFL’s concussion games.

An online feature on the ABC website recently highlighted a piece run on the ‘Sunday 8am’ program, as part of Sunday Extra broadcast on ABC Radio National.


The editorial discusses an incident experienced by Sydney Swans midfielder Jude Bolton, class action brought against the NFL in The United States and the opinions of various AFL representatives on their somewhat questionable views on CTE.

Head to the ABC website to view the article in it’s entirety by clicking here.

Be sure to listen to the audio of the ABC Radio National broadcast on ‘The AFL’s campaign against concussion science’ below or on within the article itself:

A full transcript of the broadcast is also available by clicking here.