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Three former Irish rugby stars sue IRFU over alleged concussion injuries

Proceedings were initiated by David Corkery, Declan Fitzpatrick and Ben Marshall in the High Court in Dublin

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20 July 1999; David Corkery, Ireland. Rugby. Picture credit; Brendan Moran/SPORTSFILE

20 July 1999; David Corkery, Ireland. Rugby. Picture credit; Brendan Moran/SPORTSFILE

Declan Fitzpatrick during Ireland rugby squad training in 2012. Picture: Sportsfile

Declan Fitzpatrick during Ireland rugby squad training in 2012. Picture: Sportsfile

David Corkery during the Five Nations Rugby International, England v Ireland at Twickenham in 1998. Picture: Sportsfile

David Corkery during the Five Nations Rugby International, England v Ireland at Twickenham in 1998. Picture: Sportsfile

Ben Marshall during Leinster v Newport Gwent Dragons in 2013. Picture: Sportsfile

Ben Marshall during Leinster v Newport Gwent Dragons in 2013. Picture: Sportsfile

David Corkery in action during an Ireland v Australia friendly at Lansdowne Road in 1999. Sportsfile

David Corkery in action during an Ireland v Australia friendly at Lansdowne Road in 1999. Sportsfile

Ben Marshall (left) during Leinster v Ospreys in the Guinness PRO12 in 2014. Sportsfile

Ben Marshall (left) during Leinster v Ospreys in the Guinness PRO12 in 2014. Sportsfile

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20 July 1999; David Corkery, Ireland. Rugby. Picture credit; Brendan Moran/SPORTSFILE

Three rugby players, including two former internationals, have issued legal proceedings against the Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) in what are believed to be the first of a raft of cases related to concussion.

Proceedings were initiated by David Corkery, Declan Fitzpatrick and Ben Marshall in the High Court in Dublin yesterday.


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