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Shenstone teenager taken to hospital after suffering facial injuries in rugby match

A teenage rugby player from Shenstone has been taken to hospital after suffering facial injuries during a match in Wolverhampton.

The Midland Air Ambulance was called at 11.15am today after the 14-year-old was kicked in the head during a game at Wolverhampton Rugby Club.

The teenager was eventually taken to New Cross Hospital by road after suffering from a broken nose, cuts to his cheek and suspected damage to his eye socket.

The incident was one of three rugby-related incidents the Air Ambulance was called to around the Midlands today.

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