A case of Devine intervention for brave Steve

Sharing some Information and Thoughts on Head and Brain Injury

A case of Devine
intervention for brave Steve

From http://www.stuff.co.nz/sport/rugby/news/5365956/A-case-of-Devine-intervention-for-brave-Steve

 

MARC
HINTON

Remember Steve Devine? Chirpy little Aussie, who crossed the ditch and became an All Black. But what most people don’t know is the price he paid. He tells Marc Hinton his emotional story in the hope it may make others  more aware of the perils of the game.

How bad
did it get? How black were those dark days? The tears well up in Steve Devine’s
eyes as he ponders the lowest point of a rugby career eventually ended by one
head knock too many.

He
struggles to find the words, and the memories are clearly still too painful for
public consumption.

The now
34-year-old former All Black from Auckland doesn’t really have to respond. The
answer is in his eyes, even if the words don’t come readily.

“Mate,
could I give you an exact example? I…

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