The Australian Rugby Union (ARU) has established the following Serious Injury Protocol and Report for all use
by all Rugby Bodies - Clubs, Schools and Unions who participate in the game of Rugby.
A Serious Injury Report must be completed for the following match or training related injuries:
How to submit this report:
Click here to complete online Serious Injury Report
The protocol is to be followed In the event of a serious injury to a player's head or neck (ie: suspected spinal injury) or fatality is as below:
ARU Serious Injury Case Manager The Australian Rugby Union (ARU) has appointed a Serious Injury Case
Manager (SICM) to assist in managing traumatic injuries. The SICM is your first point of contact in the event of a
serious injury to a player's head or neck (ie: suspected spinal injury) or fatality and will provide a link between the
club/school and the Australian Rugby Union (ARU).
State Union Responsibilities
Download the Serious Injury Report and Protocol (pdf
- 431 kb), or complete SIR online at www.aru.com.au/runningrugby/Insurance/SeriousInjuryReport .