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World Rugby has made it mandatory for players who undertake an off-field screening under the HIA protocol not to return before 10 minutes.
The World Rugby Executive Committee approves the addition of six law amendments to the programme of global law trials, it’s been confirmed.
France will receive a letter of reprimand after an investigation ruled that they did not comply with Head Injury Assessment protocol.
Ireland’s players have rebuffed plans on a proposed rescheduling of the Six Nations whereby rest weeks are taken out of the schedule.
The 2018 and 2019 Six Nations Championships fixtures have been announced, with 2018’s tournament starting with Wales v Scotland.
Tommy Bowe has rubbished rumours he may retire as he faces another eight weeks out having just come back from a cruciate ligament injury.
Ireland fly-half Johnny Sexton has joined the growing opposition to calls by England’s Rugby Football Union to reduce the Six Nations from seven weeks to six.