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

New Zealand forward Luke Jacobson has been ruled out of this World Cup in Japan because of a delayed start of concussion.
The 22-year-old won his second All Blacks cover in last weekend ‘s 92-7 crushing of Tonga and travelled to Japan with the squad, but developed symptoms following their training session.
Jacobson was substituted by the Highlanders’ Shannon Frizell.
“After discussing this newest incident with Luke, as well as our medical staff, the decision has been 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 have a rest from rugby until he’s symptom-free.
“Though it was a difficult conversation to own, but finally it was a really simple choice. Luke’s wellbeing is the most significant thing over anything else.”
Jacobson was one of New Zealand’s kind players in Super Rugby but afterwards he left his debut against the Pumas that he did not look again as a result of concussion symptoms.
The former New Zealand U20 captain, that also told the past month that his signs were supporting him, said he had been”gutted” to be missing the World Cup.
“While I’m feeling 98 per cent okay, I know I am still not really right,” stated Jacobson. “By getting a break today, I will give myself the chance to continue my career in the future.”
Jacobson only returned in March and battled with concussion.
He stated in April he had headaches because of”four or five weeks” past year.
Frizell was in the first squad selected by Hansen since he narrowed his picks and while he played in July against the Springboks he wasn’t included for two matches against Australia.
The 25-year-old had been acting at New Zealand’s provincial competition, appearing as flanker , No 8 and a lock.
Hansen added that Dalton Papalii and Vaea Fifita, who dropped out from World Cup in the season, weren’t considered due to injury.

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