Concussion group to review Sale incident

Date published: January 13 2017

A Concussion Management Review Group panel will convene to examine an incident involving Sale Sharks’ player TJ Ioane.

The incident occurred in the 30th minute of the Premiership Rugby match between Harlequins and Sale Sharks on January 7, involving Sale Sharks’ player TJ Ioane.

The RFU and Premiership Rugby have appointed Dr Julian Morris to be the independent chairman and will be joined by the RFU’s Director of Professional Rugby Nigel Melville and Phil Winstanley the Rugby Director at Premiership Rugby.

A joint RFU/Premiership Rugby update will be provided in seven days (20 January) and until that time no further comment will be made.