Safe Rugby


The SAFE Rugby, Standard Approach to Field Emergencies in Rugby – programme aims to provide rugby specific, pitch side emergency care training and skills to medical staff and non medical individuals involved at all levels in Irish rugby.

For more information, please visit the IRFU Website

Some relevant documents are available here:


SAFE Rugby Guidelines for Team Doctors

SAFE Rugby Guidelines for Medical Rooms and Equipment

SAFE Rugby Guidelines for First Aid Kits-v3

SAFE Rugby Emergency Action Plan

SAFE Rugby AED Guidelines

IRFU Inury Concussion report Form 2017 18

Injury Reporting

An injury that must be reported using this form is defined as any injury occurring during rugby training or game, which requires that the injured player is transported to and/or treated in hospital and all suspected/confirmed concussions.