AN NRL Foundation is among options now being considered for players disabled by the game.
The NRL is to consider a rugby-style insurance scheme to protect players who suffer serious injuries
The Daily Telegraph
TANIELA Tuiaki still limps.
Why? He has no idea.
Five years have passed since an innocuous tackle shattered not only his ankle, but all hope of becoming the great NRL winger of an era.
Some weeks he shuffles around construction sites. Others, labouring as a concreter.
“But if I’m standing too long one day, yeah, the next I can’t stand at all,’’ Tuiaki said. “My ankle, it’s too sore to even move. And who wants to employ someone like that?”