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NRL Ditches Plan for Independent Doctors To Assess Concussion Risk


Feb. 20, 2014 The Sydney Morning Herald

The NRL has aborted plans to introduce independent doctors to monitor game-day concussions, believing club medicos are best qualified to determine player safety.

Club bosses discussed a range of player welfare issues with NRL officials prior to the inaugural Auckland Nines tournament, including the prospect of tests for prescription medications.

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