Munsters medical team cleared following investigation into Conor Murray head injury

first_img Murray is treated on the pitch against Glasgow. By Steve O’Rourke Wednesday 8 Mar 2017, 11:40 AM Mar 8th 2017, 11:40 AM Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this article iTunes Murray is treated on the pitch against Glasgow. Image: Inpho/Billy Stickland Share1 Tweet Email Android EUROPEAN PROFESSIONAL CLUB Rugby has stated Munster correctly followed the World Rugby Head Injury Assessment (HIA) protocol following an incident involving Conor Murry during their Champions Cup clash with Glasgow Warriors in January.In the 62nd minute of the match, the Ireland scrum-half went to the ground following a tackle and was attended to by the Munster medical team. Following their on-pitch assessment, Murray returned to action.The EPCR report found that the Munster medical team then used the MyPlayXPlay real-time video system to examine the incident, after which Murray was temporarily removed from the field of play.After undergoing further a further HIA, Murray was cleared to return to play.In a statement today, the EPCR said:“After studying footage and documents submitted by Munster Rugby, the Review Group was satisfied, on the balance of probabilities, that Murray did not meet the criteria for immediate and permanent removal from the field of play.”– First published 10.51, 8 MarchSubscribe to The42 Rugby Show podcast here: Short URL http://the42.ie/3276411 Senior presence Henshaw ready to ‘man up’ and make the hits against WalesGlimpse of England whiteboard heightens speculation of Billy Vunipola return Munster’s medical team cleared following investigation into Conor Murray head injury World Rugby Head Injury Assessment protocol was correctly followed in Glasgow game, says EPCR. 2 Comments 10,694 Views Image: Inpho/Billy Sticklandlast_img read more