Serious Injury/Concussion

IRFU – A Guide to Concussion

Why MUST concussion be taken extremely seriously? • Ignoring the signs and symptoms of concussion may result in death, a more serious brain injury or a prolonged recovery period. • The potential for serious and prolonged injury emphasises the need for comprehensive medical assessment and follow-up until the concussion has fully resolved. • Returning to play before complete resolution of …

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Serious Injury

IRFU Serious Injury Report Form For Rugby Clubs and Schools The IRFU Serious Injury Report Form must be completed by a designated Club/School Official and returned to the office of the provincial CEO within 1 week of injury occurrence.* The purpose of the form is to ensure that a record is kept of all serious injuries occurring in rugby in …

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