Posts by Return2Play

“Rugby is safer than ever” – a response to calls to ban tackling in school rugby

Fresh calls from Prof Allyson Pollock have been released to ban tackling from school rugby. She claims that the collision nature of rugby coupled with the drive to increase participation at schools, puts children at risk of both long and short-term consequences from injuries. Dr Sam Barke, Medical Director of Return2Play, the player welfare specialists, has…

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