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#IOC 1st Dec 2021

IRFU Medical Team Present at IOC Injury Prevention and Wellness...

A delegation from the IRFU’s High Performance Medical Team made multiple presentations last week at the 6th IOC World Conference…
IRFU Medical Team Present at IOC Injury Prevention and Wellness Conference
#EnergiaAIL 1st Dec 2021

CASE STUDY: UL Bohs Utilise IRFU ENGAGE Programme

UL Bohemians RFC is one of the many clubs around the country that are utilising the IRFU's Engage programme -…
CASE STUDY: UL Bohs Utilise IRFU ENGAGE Programme
#ShouldertoShoulder 25th Nov 2020

Stephen Mutch Appointed As Lead Physio For Ireland Team

Stephen Mutch has joined the IRFU as lead physiotherapist for the men's national team having previously worked with French club…
Stephen Mutch Appointed As Lead Physio For Ireland Team
#AIL 4th Nov 2020

IRIS Injury Surveillance Study Findings for 2019/20 Season

The Irish Rugby Football Union and the University of Limerick have released the third year of findings from the Irish…
IRIS Injury Surveillance Study Findings for 2019/20 Season
#ReturnToRugby 17th Jun 2020

IRFU Medical Director Outlines Protocols For Provinces’ Return To Training

Jumping from one call to another, the IRFU's Medical Director, Dr Rod McLoughlin, has been one of the busiest and…
Dr. Rod McLoughlin 26/10/2018
16th Jun 2020

IRFU Commences PCR Testing of Players & Staff Ahead of...

The Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) will commence a programme of PCR testing of its senior professional players and high…
IRFU Commences PCR Testing of Players & Staff Ahead of Return to High Performance Centres
#IRFUMedical 16th Jun 2020

IRFU And Liverpool FC Share Best Practice On Hamstring Injuries

The IRFU Medical Department linked up with their counterparts from Premier League leaders Liverpool FC recently to discuss hamstring injury…
IRFU And Liverpool FC Share Best Practice On Hamstring Injuries
#IrishRugby 12th May 2020

Impact of Footwear and Playing Surface on Performance and Injury

IRFU Head of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Phil Glasgow continued the investment in the professional staff supporting our players by coordinating…
Impact of Footwear and Playing Surface on Performance and Injury
5th May 2020

Supporting Player Health and Performance – IRFU Injury Surveillance &...

The Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) is constantly examining global best practice to support the performance and health of our…
Nicol van Dyk IRFU Injury Surveillance and Medical Research Officer