PCL Tear!

PCL Unfortunately one of our scholar’s has torn his PCL (posterior cruciate ligament) and is unable to play or train this season! He plays for a multiple of teams and takes part in rugby 15’s but luckily that season is over. However, Rugby Sevens is a summer sport and he is out for the whole…

Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL)

This week I am looking at Rugby players ACL and the injuries experienced. Firstly, the ACL is in the middle of the knee, and it prevents the shin bone from sliding out and in front of the thigh bone. The type of injury you can have with your ACL is tearing or over-stretching of this…

Ligament tears

Injuries in sport are very common, especially in Rugby as your body is put to the test when being tackled, in scrums and lineouts. This week I am looking at ankles and the possible injuries. Ankles are a joint between the leg and foot, it is like a hinge as it allows movement up and…