The Sharks Match Day Medical Panel which provides support to all injured players, has been in existence since 1969. According to World Rugby requirements, all Test, Super Rugby and Currie Cup matches played at JONSSON KINGS PARK need to have a match doctor, a concussion doctor, a surgery doctor and a concussion video analysist in attendance.
Meet The Team
A surgery doctor provides medical support for other inter-provincial matches played at the Stadium. The medical room, located in the tunnel in the Western Grand Stand, is fully equipped to deal with all medical emergencies and is staffed by a multidisciplinary team of medical professionals:
Dr Glen Hagemann
Sports Physician/Panel Convenor
Gawie van Jaarsveld
Niel van Eeden
Match Day Medical Manager/Nursing staff
Stef van Staden
Concussion Video Analyst
Field side medical support is provided by appropriately qualified paramedics.