IRELAND MEDICAL BULLETIN 23.11.14
The medical team for the Ireland National Rugby Team have released the following update from Ireland Camp which disperses today following the completion of the 2014 Guinness Series:
Gordon D’Arcy, Rob Kearney, Johnny Sexton
Gordon, Rob and Johnny were removed from the field of play with suspected concussions. They underwent the HIA (Head Injury Assessment) and were assessed again today by the Irish medical team.
They will complete the HIA process with a further assessment after 48hrs and will follow the return to play protocols at their respective clubs.
In addition, Rob had a scan today after taking a knock to his shoulder during the game.
Conor was removed from the field of play to undergo the HIA. Conor completed the HIA to the satisfaction of the Match Day Doctor and was cleared to return to the field.
Conor was assessed today and will be assessed again after 48hrs as he completes the HIA process.
A number of the squad reported bumps and bruises but nothing of concern following an intense three weeks of Test rugby.