In a fast paced, contact game like ours, injuries are par for the course.
This is why all of our lead coaches are first aid trained. Including specific training in dealing with head injuries.
When it comes to head injuries we take no chances at Erdington RFC.
We rigidly follow the guidelines laid down by England Rugby in their HEADCASE program.
Full details of this program, including the responsibilities we have as a club, and you have as parents please go to:-
The website has useful information including:-
- How to spot signs of concussion
- How the return to play protocol works
There are also some useful, interactive modules if you’d like to learn more.