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Looking for the best Rugby Headguards to protect yourself on the pitch?

Here at Lovell Rugby, we offer a top-notch selection of expertly designed rugby headguards that absorb impact, shield against abrasions, and help prevent "cauliflower ear"

We carry trusted brands like Canterbury, Kooga, and Oxen in a variety of sizes for kids and adults.

Whether you prefer classic black, a pop of colour, or a patterned design, we've got you covered. With Lovell Rugby, safety and style go hand-in-hand!

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is a rugby headguard, and why is it used?

A rugby headguard is protective headgear worn by players to reduce the risk of head injuries, including cuts, abrasions, and impacts. It provides additional protection during tackles and collisions.

Are rugby headguards mandatory for all players?

Rugby headguards are typically not mandatory in most rugby competitions. However, they are allowed and often recommended for added safety. It's worth noting that an increasing number of players, even in professional tournaments, have started to wear headguards as a preventive measure against conditions like cauliflower ear.

Can rugby headguards prevent concussions?

While rugby headguards provide protection against cuts and impacts, they cannot completely prevent concussions. The primary aim is to reduce the risk of surface injuries.

Do headguards prevent cauliflower ear in rugby?

Yes, head guards are a type of headgear used in rugby that are specifically designed to protect the ears and help prevent conditions such as cauliflower ear, which can occur from injuries during scrums. Initially, scrum caps were primarily used by forwards, who are directly involved in scrums. However, their use has expanded over time to include players in all positions, not just those participating in the scrum. This is because the protective benefits of scrum caps are recognized as valuable for all players, helping to reduce the risk of ear injuries and promote safer play on the rugby field. So, whether you’re a forward, a back, or somewhere in between, wearing a scrum cap can provide an additional layer of protection and peace of mind during the game.

Can rugby headguards be used in other contact sports?

While rugby headguards are designed for rugby, some athletes in other contact sports may choose to use them for similar protective benefits. However, it's important to consider the specific rules and regulations of each sport.