Last year former Scotland and British and Irish Lions player John Beattie made a documentary about repeated head injuries in rugby, and how it can lead to long term brain damage. Since that aired he has been contacted by a number of former players, concerned for their current state.
In the harrowing interview below, former Glasgow flanker John Shaw actually has a ‘cut out’ moment on camera, failing to remember what question he was asked.
— BBC Scotland News (@BBCScotlandNews) February 15, 2016
— John Beattie (@BBCJohnBeattie) February 16, 2016