21 May 2016

Injured rugby player hospitalised after heavy tackle

6:32 pm on 21 May 2016

A rugby player injured by a heavy tackle has been taken to hospital by helicopter.

The Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter said it picked the boy up from a rugby game in Te Awamutu about 1pm.

The 15-year-old player was taken to Waikato Hospital with suspected head injuries.