Waratahs put player's health before team

Rupert Guinness 6:35 PM   When NSW prop Benn Robinson learnt teammate Tatafu Polota-Nau would miss Saturday's game against the Western Force in Perth because of concussion, his concern was not for the team, but for his mate.

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