TOP 10 THINGS TO BE AWARE OF IN THE NEW FIH QUALITY PROGRAMME FOR HOCKEY TURF

TOP 10 THINGS TO BE AWARE OF IN THE NEW FIH QUALITY PROGRAMME FOR HOCKEY TURF

The FIH quality programme for hockey turf incorporates a significant update to the testing requirements for products and the field of play. The previous 2012 handbook provided an edit and more detailed account of test methods to be used to evaluate products and the playing surfaces. The 2016 manual goes a step further by adding new tests and new compliance criteria which will help shape future hockey surfaces.

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Concussion in Rugby: How World Rugby are Making it Front and Centre of Player Welfare

Concussion in Rugby: How World Rugby are Making it Front and Centre of Player Welfare

Player welfare is a core theme which World Rugby have at the front and centre of its thinking. A few weeks back I was privileged to attend a workshop and assessment of a group of organisations that manufacture systems or technologies used to assess a player who suffered a concussion from a head impact on the field.

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