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Table 3 Injury details (game/training, illegal play, contact) as a function of injury type

From: An Analysis of Knee Injuries in Rugby League: The Experience at the Newcastle Knights Professional Rugby League Team

Type of injury Number injuries during game Proportion (%) Number injuries during game due to illegal play Proportion (%) Proportion (%) Proportion (%)
MCL tear 19.0 76.0 0.0 0.0   88.0
ACL 3.0 100.0 0.0 0.0   66.7
PCL/PLC 6.0 75.0 0.0 0.0   62.5
Chondral/meniscal 12.0 48.0 2.0 16.7   48.0
PFJ/extensor mechanism 3.0 27.3 0.0 0.0   9.1
Other/minor 7.0 41.2 0.0 0.0   35.3
All injuries 49 55.1 2 2.2   53.9
  1. MCL medial collateral ligament, ACL anterior cruciate ligament, PCL/PLC posterior cruciate ligament/posterolateral corner, PFJ patellofemoral joint