Sports Injury List

All injuries are a scare in a World Cup year!

As it comes down to the wire in the Super Rugby season, Hurricanes player Beauden Barrett has joined All-Black teammates Carter and Cruden on the Sports Injury List with a knee injury.

Source: www.stuff.co.nz

The relegation dogfight in England - and also locally in our PSL - features on the #SportsInjuryList because injured players critically affect squad size and depth of talent at crunch time... as Zac mentions, Newcastle is a great example of this!

And having lost to Floyd Mayweather, the news after Sunday morning's big fight is that Pacquio was fighting with a shoulder injury. Do athletes keep quiet so as not to alert opponents to a weakness or is it just a good excuse if things don't go your way?

Listen to Dr Zac van Heerden's full chat with Marc Lewis here...


This article first appeared on 702 : All injuries are a scare in a World Cup year!


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