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Buxton Popoalii stretchered off the field

Highlanders' (Otago) winger Buxton Popoalii is stretchered off the field with a head injury during the Super Rugby game against the Blues (Auckland) at Eden Park in Auckland, on 5 April 2013. Popoalii was injured by a head-high tackle from Blues winger George Moala. The vehicle being used to take Popoalii off the field illustrates the sophistication of the equipment used by modern St John officers at large sporting events.

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Reference: AAY05356.jpg
Photograph by Anthony Au-Yeung

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Peter Clayworth, 'Sports medicine and drugs - History of sports medicine', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/41418/buxton-popoalii-stretchered-off-the-field (accessed 18 August 2022)

He kōrero nā Peter Clayworth, i tāngia i te 5 Sep 2013