Joe Marler reveals he once forgot he had children after taking blow to the head

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  • England prop says incident at Harlequins ‘scared life out of me’
  • Marler admits to ‘burying head in sand’ over risks to his health

The England rugby union international Joe Marler has revealed he once had “no recollection of having kids” shortly after taking a blow to the head during a game.

Marler has said the incident “scared the life out of me”, but admitted he still “buries [his] head in the sand” over concussion fears. The Harlequins prop has spoken out after the former Wales captain, Ryan Jones, revealed his diagnosis of early-onset dementia last weekend.

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This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2022/jul/19/joe-marler-concussion-rugby-union-ryan-jones under the title “Joe Marler reveals he once forgot he had children after taking blow to the head”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.