Concussion panel to examine Ioane incident

  • Concussion Management Review Group panel to look into TJ Ioane incident
  • The panel will be chaired by Dr Julian Morris

A Concussion Management Review Group panel will convene to examine an incident in the 30th minute of the Aviva Premiership Rugby match between Harlequins and Sale Sharks on 7 January, 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.