Category Archives: Sports Injuries

Gaelic Football Injuries: How do they compare to Soccer and Rugby?

Murphy and Blake conducted a four year study tracking over 800 inter-county Gaelic Footballers between 2007 and 2010 and their findings were published in the American Journal of Sports Medicine in 2012. Match Play Injury Risk Gaelic Football had a match play injury risk that was greater than soccer but less than rugby. Gaelic football Read More…

The Cruciate Curse

This year Cork All-Star Colm O’Neill confirmed his third cruciate injury, once again fuelling the public interest in this severe injury. In the English Premier League, cruciate injuries continue to make headlines with players such as Martin Kelly, Andy Johnson and more recently Sandro Ranieri all undergoing cruciate reconstruction surgery this season. No other injury Read More…