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Study raises concerns over the safety of rugby union in schools

5 July 2010

A study, published in the Journal of Public Health on 25 June 2010, has raised concerns regarding the safety of the rugby union in schools due to the physical, high impact nature.

Read the article here.

Published in the Journal of Public Health, Advanced Access, 25 June 2010.

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