Do you know the most common injuries in rugby?

Likely not a surprise, most of the injuries happen during matches and tacklings.

Most of these acute injuries are concussions, knee, shoulder- and ankle injuries. Also, muscle injuries to the upper and lower thigh er common.

A concussion is the most serious injury you can suffer from as a rugby player. With a concussion, you will be out of play for a while, and in worst cases, you also can get serious consequences outside sport. Therefore, it is very important to get the correct diagnosis when there is a suspicious head injuries.

Read more about the common injuries in rugby.

Common injuries

  • Concussion
  • Shoulder dislocation
  • Collar bone fracture
  • Knee ligament injuries
  • Ankle sprain
  • Muscle strain injuries