Blitzboks to highlight concussion live on Facebook
December 04, 2017
Springbok Sevens stalwarts Seabelo Senatla and Kyle Brown will team up with referee Cwengile Jadezweni on Tuesday, before the HSBC Cape Town Sevens on Saturday and Sunday, in a Facebook Live information session on concussion.

The session, from 12h00 to 12h30 on the Springboks’ Facebook Page, will be facilitated by SA Rugby’s Senior Manager for Rugby Safety, Dr Wayne Viljoen, along with SA Rugby Senior Manager for Medical, Clint Readhead, and Springbok Sevens team doctor, Dr Leigh Gordon.

These professionals will touch on effective ways to prevent, identify and manage concussion, and will highlight what SA Rugby is doing in this regard.

They will be discussing the subject from various angles to provide a better understanding about concussion and how players, medical staff, referees, schools and clubs, can all contribute to best practice concussion management.

The players, referee and medical team, will give some practical tips to assist in the prevention of concussion.

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