'I fell over in a cafe and smashed my head': Andrew Johns reveals scary extent of medical condition

Rugby league legend Andrew Johns has revealed the scary extent of his medical condition which has robbed him of his drivers licence, and almost of his ability to surf.

He also says the frontal lobe epilepsy, developed a few years ago but escalated in recent months, may be caused in part by concussions suffered throughout his NRL career.

He’s been on medication to treat the condition for the past three years but the dose has recently been increased by doctors after consultations in Melbourne.

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The past “two or three months” he has been “really clear” since his last serious seizure.