Doctors say no to tackling in rugby – level 1

16-08-2023 15:00

Rugby is a tough sport. People play it in England. Children play it in school. Doctors worry about the sport for children. Rugby has tackling. Tackling can hurt the children.

Some parents agree with the doctors. They do not want tackling. Some parents do not agree. They say that the sport must stay the same.

One rugby player has paralysis. It is from an injury from playing rugby. He says that people know that they will get hurt. They still want to do it. He also says that rugby helped him with his paralysis. Rugby taught him to work hard.

Difficult words: tough (not easy), tackling (when rugby players run into each other), injury (when you get hurt), paralysis (when you cannot move part of your body).

You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.

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