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    The Wales wheelchair rugby league team has called for a total ban on flash photography at tournaments, after one of their players suffered a seizure thought to have been triggered by a flash.

    The team includes two players who have photo-sensitive epilepsy and there are concerns for their safety if spectators are allowed to use flashes.

    The Rugby League International Federation has said in a statement that it would seek to ban flash photography in future: "The policy adopted to bar flash photography within halls will be part of the recommendations for future wheelchair events."

    BBC Wales' Brendon Williams reports.

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