Table 2

Concussion reporting statistics

TotalNRLReserve gradeU20s
No. of players diagnosed with concussion in the past 2 years83/149
(55.7%)
39/58*
(67.2%)
20/32
(62.5%)
24/59*
(40.7%)
No. of players who always reported a suspected concussion125
(83.9%)
46
(78.0%)
26
(81.2%)
53
(88.3%)
Players who did not report a likely concussion12 occasions23
(15.4%)
11
(18.6%)
6
(18.8%)
6
(10.0%)
3–5 occasions2
(1.3%)
2
(3.4%)
0
(0.0%)
0
(0.0%)
5+ occasions1
(0.7%)
0
(0.0%)
0
(0.0%)
1
(1.7%)
No. of players who always reported symptoms on assessment126
(84.6%)
46
(78%)
28
(88%)
52
(87%)
No. of players who did not report symptoms on assessment25
(16.8%)
13
(22%)
4
(12%)
8
(13%)
  • *Two players did not answer this survey question (one from the NRL group, one from the U20s group).

  • NRL, National Rugby League.