RFL extends return to play concussion period
The Rugby Football League has announced that it will extend its return to play concussion protocols. The new rule increases a player's time on the sidelines from seven to 11 days following a concussion. The move comes following recommendations from the sports clinical advisory group.
This means that any player who suffers a concussion, in either training or during a match, can not play in another match for a minimum of 11 days.
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