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School rugby spinal injuries forge close friendship

Posted November 18, 2018 06:11:03 Two teens, two broken necks, two remarkable journeys towards recovery. Conor and Ollie were once strangers, but after suffering "catastrophic" injuries while playing schoolboy rugby they found a new friendship. Conor Tweedy and Ollie Bierhoff were sporting rivals and should have been competing against each other in this year's schoolboy rugby union championship.

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