Injury & Mental health
Sports Injury triggering poor mental health in Athletes
Newcastle Knights player has been rushed to a mental heath clinic
Darius Boyd Newcastle Knights player has been rushed to a mental heath clinic after his metal health has deteriorated after becoming injured through a debilitating back injury, which has benched the player.
No timeline has been put in place for the 27-year-old's return after he checked himself into a Sydney mental health facility. The club said there was no guarantee he would play again this season.Bennett said the 20-Origin and 17-Test representative had instigated the decision to seek help after working with a counsellor for several weeks. Asked if McKinnon's plight had taken a toll on Boyd's state of mind, Bennett said: "I have no doubt it has. It has been part of the issue. I wouldn't say it's the whole issue but it has been a part thereof.