Browsing rugby injuries

Gio Aplon Knocked out With Vicious Elbow From Rynhardt Elstadt

Posted on 18 Jul, 2012, by in Rugby

An elbow to the head in a rugby match is never a nice thing to go through, and it’s even more surprising and painful when it comes from a teammate, as Gio Aplon of the Stormers learned in round 18 of the 2012 Super Rugby season, hit in the head by Rynhardt Elstadt, accidental of course, although just as painful as a purposeful elbow. More

Quade Cooper’s World Turned Upside Down

Posted on 21 Oct, 2011, by in Rugby

Quade Cooper had everything going for him in 2011. Backing his Super Rugby Player of the year award in 2010, Cooper led the Queensland Reds to their first Super Rugby title, beating the Crusaders in the final, and later Australia to their first Tri Nations title since 2001. The Rugby World Cup in New Zealand? All went wrong. More

Seven Examples of Rugby Hitting at its Best

Posted on 6 Mar, 2011, by in Featured

It’s an old time argument about Rugby and American Football – Which is the tougher sport, where is the hitting harder, pads and protection against going commando. Here are the best rugby hits we could find to state Rugby’s case. We’ll be following up soon with the NFL’s answer. More