Against the head
Ireland play Romania today in a game marked by ferocious collisions every few seconds
‘Why MUST concussion be taken extremely seriously?” the IRFU asks in its Guide To Concussion In Rugby.
It answers its own question: “Ignoring the signs and symptoms of concussion may result in death, a more serious brain injury or a prolonged recovery period.
“Returning to play before complete resolution of the concussion exposes the player to recurrent concussions that might take place with ever decreasing forces.
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