THAT Morgan Parra incident, in which he appeared to be knocked unconscious in a collision with the knee of a charging Luther Burrell, went off for an HIA and was allowed back on again was arguably the scandal of the second Champions Cup weekend of the 2017/18 season.
I know what I thought about it, and I know what many others thought, having seen their reactions on social media. And when the results of tournament organiser EPCR’s review were revealed, the internet went into meltdown.
But I thought I’d ask someone who knew about this sort of thing – former Canada international, current Oyonnax coach and founder of Rugby Safety Network, Jamie Cudmore. His thoughts were typically uncompromising – as revealed in a piece I wrote for ESPN – and more than a little surprising.