Saving my eye was a MIRACLE! | The Open Side with Ian McKinley

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On this week’s The Open Side, we talk to Ian McKinley and dive into his inspirational and game changing international career. He tells us all about his horrific accident and how saving his eye was a miracle, and how his motivation to play the game led him to Italy to try and later use the first set of protection goggles in rugby.

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Italy is a republic in central Europe which forms a peninsula in the Mediterranean Sea as well as bordering France, Switzerland, Austria and Slovenia. The islands of Sardinia and Sicily form part of the main territory of Italy. Italy is part of the Eurozone, having entered the common currency on 1st January 1999.

The capital, Rome, is home to the Vatican as well as landmark art and ancient ruins. Other major cities include Florence, with Renaissance masterpieces such as Michelangelo’s “David” and Brunelleschi’s Duomo; Venice, the city of canals; and Milan, Italy’s fashion capital.

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