Like most sports and recreational activities, Rugby comes with some risk of injury. BC Rugby’s number one priority is Player safety, and we adhere to World Rugby’s Policy of ‘Recognise and Remove’ when dealing with concussions or suspected concussions.
Any player suspected or suffering from concussion should be immediately removed from the training session or match, and not permitted to return until they have completed a full Return to Play Protocol and cleared by a physician.
Remember: If in doubt, sit them out.
Anyone on or around the Rugby pitch has a responsibility to be aware of the symptoms of concussion. All players and parents are encouraged to annually complete World Rugby’s online Concussion Management module to learn more and stay informed.
World Rugby has a Concussion App with all the basics of Concussion Management. Download it now from Google Play or the Apple Store.