Ospreys’ Harri Morgan taking break from rugby after trying to end his life

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  • Scrum-half will ‘take some time out’ away from rugby union
  • Morgan opens up over mental health issues on Twitter

The Ospreys scrum-half, Harri Morgan, has revealed he is taking a break from rugby union after attempting to take his own life in February.

Morgan took to Twitter to share an emotional note labelled “MY STORY”, during which he outlined long-standing mental health issues. The 23-year-old added he was now taking medication and working on a new fitness-based venture while temporarily stepping back from the game.

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This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2023/apr/19/ospreys-harri-morgan-rugby-union-mental-health under the title “Ospreys’ Harri Morgan taking break from rugby after trying to end his life”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.