Former Munster and Ireland prop Tony Buckley has launched a negligence claim against IRFU over repeated concussions.
The Kanturk native has filed a notice of intended court action against parties including the IRFU and Munster Rugby, in what is believed to be a concussion-related case.
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Tony Buckley won 25 caps for Ireland and played just under 100 times for Munster during his career.
Mr Buckley, a former tighthead prop, is being represented by Dublin firm Maguire McClafferty solicitors.
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The game is in big, big trouble when you see more and more of this popping up, now you can understand why World Rugby are trying to lower the tackle height and any contact near the head, is nearly a straight red card.