Violence, sport, the law and Paul O’Connell
O'Connell foresees legal action over incidents
Sat, Oct 06, 2012
VIOLENCE IN SPORTS AND THE LAW: IRELAND AND Munster secondrow Paul O'Connell has said although he does not believe there is a problem with violence in sport, the conditioning and weight training undertaken by professional rugby players could lead to situations where they could be injured more easily.
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Jack Anderson is Special Counsel (Integrity Regulation) at Racing Victoria. Formerly Professor and Director of Sports Law Studies at the University of Melbourne, he has published extensively on sports law, most recently with D Thorpe, A Buti, P Jonson & J Anderson, Sports Law (4th ed, OUP, 2022).
He is a member of World Athletics’ Disciplinary Tribunal, the integrity unit of the International Hockey Federation, and the International Tennis Federation’s Ethics Commission. Jack is an arbitrator on Football Australia’s National Dispute Resolution Chamber, the National Sports Tribunal of Australia and Sport Resolutions UK.