Medical Subcommittee (MEDSCO)
The Medical Sub-Committee (MEDSCO) has been mandated by International Rugby League to advise on specific medical matters instructed by the Board on a case by case basis.
The purpose and objective of the subcommittee is:
- To form an expert group to provide recommendations and guidance in specific medical matters on a case-by-case basis following instruction by the Board.
- Where relevant, to take a whole of membership approach.
- To supply members to a Therapeutic Use Exemptions Committee to service the IRL anti-doping obligations under the WADA Code.
- At least annually, review Mandatory Medical Equipment and mandatory drugs present for all international rugby league matches to ensure the most up-to-date practices are in use.
Mick Molloy (independent Chair), Paul Bloomfield (ARLC), Chris Brookes (RFL), Nathan Gibbs (APRL), Richard Lawrance (ERL), Ed Middleton (ERL). Richard Egan (secretary).