RL star poleaxed by blow from a friend
A professional rugby league player was knocked unconscious and suffered a fractured skull after being felled by a friend outside a Wigan nightclub.
Danny Tickle’s injuries mean he has no recollection of the incident in Ashton but graphic CCTV footage has been played to a jury.
In the dock at Liverpool Crown Court is 28-year-old Stuart Johnson who denies inflicting grievous bodily harm on Mr Tickle, who was then playing for Widnes Vikings.
“It was completely and utterly unprovoked. The defendant simply decks him with a right hook to the left hand side of Mr Tickle’s face that completely... read more
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