The protocol is to be followed In the event of a serious injury to a player's head or neck (ie: suspected spinal injury) or fatality is as below:
ARU Serious Injury Case Manager
The Australian Rugby Union (ARU) has appointed a Serious Injury Case Manager (SICM) to assist in managing traumatic injuries. The SICM is your first point of contact in the event of a serious injury to a player's head or neck (ie: suspected spinal injury) or fatality and will provide a link between the club/school and the Australian Rugby Union (ARU).
State Union Responsibilities
Download the Serious Injury Report and Protocol (pdf - 431 kb), or complete SIR online at www.rugby.com.au/seriousinjury .
The IRB has announced its match officials list for the second stage of the 2014 IRB Junior World Championships overnight, with two Australians appointed to referee two of the games in New Zealand on Sunday.
We’re excited to announce that Australian Rugby will be moving to a new online system for national competition management and participant registration for the 2014 Rugby Sevens season and the 2015 club Rugby season.
We’re set for an exciting year with plenty to look forward to in 2014, including our Qantas Men’s Sevens team competing in the Commonwealth Games (July), the Women’s Rugby World Cup in France (August) and the launch of a new domestic competition – the National Rugby Championship (August).