FILE - In this Aug. 21, 2010, file photo, South Africa's Flip van der Merwe is driven away by a paramedic after suffering an injury during a Tri Nations rugby match against New Zealand at FNB stadium ... more 
FILE - In this Aug. 21, 2010, file photo, South Africa's Flip van der Merwe is driven away by a paramedic after suffering an injury during a Tri Nations rugby match against New Zealand at FNB stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa. Though injury rates in rugby are as high or higher than those in American football, there has never been a push to bring helmets and heavy padding into the game. less 
1 / 1
Associated Press | Photo By Themba Hadebe, File
Sat, Oct 23, 2010 2:41 PM EDT