When will we stop butting heads over sporting concussion?

There’s a certain beauty and pragmatism to the culture of organised sports. Borne out of an endeavour to display manly prowess and disciplined toughness, the inherent risk of physical injury  is accepted by both the courts of law and sports people. The colloquial Australian phrase “she’ll be right” captures that relaxed logic nicely.

A public debate on concussion policies has erupted between two high-profile personalities.