Monday 5 December 2016

Rugby very bad for your health

Published 17/05/2010 | 05:00

As I watched the physical and bruising encounter between Leinster and Munster on Saturday evening I saw two very tired and heavily bandaged teams shipping a lot of injuries.

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Very few of the internationals playing did not have a serious injury in the past year or two.

And a lot of these players still face a gruelling international series down under against Australia and New Zealand, arguably two of the hardest teams in the world.

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