New Zealand’s Luke Jacobson ruled out of Rugby World Cup with concussion

New Zealand forwards Luke Jacobson was ruled from this World Cup in Japan.
The 22-year-old went with the squad to Japan and won his second All Blacks cap in past weekend ‘s of Tonga, however developed symptoms after their first training session.
Jacobson was replaced with the Highlanders’ Shannon Frizell.
“After discussing this latest incident with Luke, in addition to our medical staff, the choice was made to, regrettably, draw him from the championship,” said New Zealand head coach Steve Hansen.
“We all felt that the best thing for him to do would be to take a rest from rugby until he is symptom-free.
“While it was a difficult conversation to own, but finally it was a very simple choice. Luke’s health is the most important thing above anything else”
Jacobson was among the sort players of New Zealand at Super Rugby but he didn’t appear again as a result of concussion symptoms once he made his debut.
The former New Zealand U20 captain, that also told media last month that his symptoms had been supporting him, said he had been”gutted” to be lacking the World Cup.
“While I’m feeling 98 percent alright, I know I’m not quite right,” said Jacobson. “By getting a break today, I’ll give myself the opportunity to continue my career in the future.”
Jacobson fought concussion and returned to rugby in March after eight weeks out of the game.
He stated in April that he had headaches because of”four or five weeks” last year.
Frizell was at the first squad picked by Hansen he over here with in July against the Springboks and since he narrowed his selections for the tournament he was not included for two games against Australia.
The 25-year-old had been acting with at New Zealand’s provincial competition, appearing as a lock, No 8 and flanker.
Hansen added that Vaea Fifita and Dalton Papalii, who dropped out from World Cup in the season, weren’t considered due to injury.


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