The RFU health advice line provides information on player health and welfare where related to rugby and is suitable for coaches, players and parents. Enquiries can be made online or by telephone:

Tel: 0870 143 2421

The advice line is not a substitute for one-to-one advice from a healthcare professional, and with regards to a player’s match fitness, the advice of the player’s general practitioner (or a medical specialist) should always be sought in the first instance.