HARD RIDE: Bullrider Roy Dunn suffered a concussion during his first ride of the event.
HARD RIDE: Bullrider Roy Dunn suffered a concussion during his first ride of the event. Double Dee Photos

Dunn bumped off in Canberra PBR

BULL RIDING: Proserpine bull rider and PBR competitor Roy Dunn is currently ranked at number 7 in the top 10 of the PBR rankings.

Dunn was looking to keep up his momentum when he travelled to Canberra last Friday to compete in a PBR event.

But it was not to be, Dunn ended up getting bumped off his first bull and sustained a nasty knock to the head.

"It wasn't terribly horrific but I would rather give it a rest for a couple of weeks," he said.

Dunn said another Whitsunday rider, Mick Jenkins, had a stellar result in Canberra and finished in fifth place.

"He had a great ride on his first round bull and just missed out by a second on riding his short round bull," he said.

Before the Canberra event Dunn said "it's a good chance for me to close the gap and climb higher in the rankings".

But that will now have to wait.

Dunn said he will miss the next PBR event and work on his recovery after the head knock in Canberra.

But he will be back on the circuit when the PBR comes to Hervey Bay on April 30.

"The nationals will be held in July to finish our 2016 season," he said.

"Everyone will be back for it and then the 2017 season will kick off in August."


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