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GAA injuries in 2011

(Table shows number of injuries by category for which payments, totalling €8m, were made under the Players' Injury Scheme)

Knee* 1,305

Shoulder 525

Cruciate 470

Thigh 419

Ankle 416

Teeth 377

Leg 333

Finger 258

Back 214

Hand 189

Thumb 138

Nose 121

Rib 111

Hip 105

Abdominal 104

Wrist 103

Foot 102

Toe 101

Arm 96

Jaw 77

Groin 68

Neck 66

Head 58

Collar bone 46

Facial 46

Bleeding 32

Elbow 31

Internal organ 20

Eye 16

Chest 15

Ear 9

Heart/respiratory 8

Testicle 7

Muscular 3

Death 3

Total 5,992

*Cruciate

ligament

excluded

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