Friday, 16 February 2018

Toughest on the pitch

Who would have thought that my position at rugby was made up of the toughest men on the pitch (gets the least injuries).  And before you point out that the winger in position 14 has less, this doesn't count as they make a point of avoiding contact at all costs.

Position Concussion Blood Neck Shoulder Knee Muscular Total
1 7 28 26 28 22 23 134
2 20 33 29 22 28 22 154
3 7 29 13 24 22 23 118
4 12 20 8 19 15 10 84
5 5 25 13 14 12 13 82
6 17 26 6 15 13 18 95
7 15 31 11 16 16 18 107
8 8 18 13 21 17 22 99
9 16 25 8 21 21 18 109
10 24 17 26 14 8 24 113
11 14 10 14 11 15 15 79
12 8 5 9 8 14 18 62
13 10 13 9 8 8 19 67
14 6 3 7 8 13 23 60
15 6 15 11 16 19 20 87

http://www.rugbyworld.com/takingpart/fitness-takingpart/study-in-france-reveals-findings-on-frequency-of-rugby-injuries-by-position-54325