RFU ends tackle trial due to increased risk of concussion – reports

FILE PHOTO: Rugby League - Super League - Hull FC vs Wigan Warriors - Hull, Britain - September 8, 2017 Wigan Warriors' Michael McIlorum receives treatment before leaving the pitch for a concussion assessment Action Images/Craig Brough

(Reuters) – The Rugby Football Union (RFU) ended a trial aimed at making the game safer by lowering the legal height of tackles after a study revealed that it increased the likelihood of concussion, according to multiple reports in the British media. The rule change, where the height of a tackle was lowered from the […]

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