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England Rugby September 2016 - In Review


By K
October 24 2016

England Rugby September In Review 2016 - Richard Hill Team Manager,  more info on concussion management, Women's Squads plus much more

 

 

England Rugby  September 2016 - In Review

 

NEWS  

Concussion management boosted by ground-breaking new system.  Ahead of the new Premiership rugby season, further enhancements have been made to the way concussion will be managed in the professional club game in England.

Building on learnings from the 2015 Rugby World Cup, which had the highest and most effective player welfare standards operation for any rugby event to date and where 50% of concussion cases were identified by real-time video review of the head injury event by medical staff, Aviva Premiership Rugby will become the first Rugby league in the world to trial real-time pitch-side concussion video review to help team medical staff better identify players who have been exposed to head injury events. Full article here,,,

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Mitsubishi Motors in the UK has been unveiled as the Official Performance Partner to England Rugby. This partnership will support the game from grassroots level all the way up to the elite squad, building towards the 2019 Rugby World Cup More here.....

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The Rugby Football Union (RFU) has announced a partnership with 15 universities across the country, pledging to invest two hundred and twenty thousand pounds into further strengthening the governing body’s commitment to supporting and growing the game within the higher education sector.

England Elite: 

Eddie Jones has appointed former international Richard Hill as England Rugby Team Manager.  Reporting directly to the head coach, the 2003 World Cup winner will take up the new position at England’s training camp in Brighton on 2nd – 4th October as the team begins its preparation for the Old Mutual Wealth Series.  

 

England Women: 

England Women have announced the Elite Player Squad for the 2016/17 season, with 29 players awarded the first ever 15-a-side professional contracts. The 54-player squad is split into full-time, part-time, short-term and non-contracted players with 38 contracts awarded to date.  England Women's Elite Player Squads for the 2016/17 season

England Women's 7s

England will field four returning Olympians in the final round of the Rugby Europe Grand Prix Sevens Series this weekend in Malemort, France. England Women's Squad for Ruigby Europe Grand Prix 7s Series

England Women finished third in the Rugby Europe Grand Prix Sevens Series in Malemort, France on Sunday. England Women finish 3rd in Grand Prix 7s Serie

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