World Rugby’s Six R’s for Concussion

  • Recognise – learn the symptoms and signs of concussion World-Rugbys-Six-R's-for-Concussion
  • Remove – if a player has suspected concussion he or she should be removed from play immediately
  • Refer – refer to a qualified healthcare professional.
  • Rest – players must rest from exercise until symptom free and then start a Graduated Return to Play (GRIP).
  • Recover – full recovery from the concussion is required before return to play is authorized
  • Return – the player should complete the GRIP protocol