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Lions v All Blacks: a health and safety angle on the brutiful game

Written by Phoenix Health & Safety
6th June 2017

It's the rugby clash of the titans. The British Lions started their New Zealand tour last week and the test series against the all-but invincible All Blacks starts in three weeks time. But before you wish you could be in the squad, consider the risk to life and limb. It's certain that a number of players who start the tour won't finish it.

Injuries, especially concussion have been making a lot of the rugby headlines in recent months, so here's a doubly topical look at the sport from a health and safety angle.