NRL threatens to dock points from clubs that fail to comply with head injury assessment rules

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Gold Coast Bulletin March 2017

The NRL has threatened to dock competition points from clubs that fail to comply with its head injury assessment rules as experts warn a cultural shift is needed to ensure players put their long-term health before the needs of the team.

Subject

Sport-related concussion in Australia.

Period21 Mar 2017

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  • TitleNRL threatens to dock points from clubs that fail to comply with head injury assessment rules
    Degree of recognitionRegional
    Media name/outletGold Coast Bulletin
    Media typePrint
    Date21/03/17
    DescriptionThe NRL has threatened to dock competition points from clubs that fail to comply with its head injury assessment rules as experts warn a cultural shift is needed to ensure players put their long-term health before the needs of the team.
    PersonsAnnette Greenhow