Knee injuries are the most common site of injury
Shoulder injuries are progressively worsening
The majority of studies have shown that the head and neck is the most common site of match injuries in senior rugby league players.
Knee injuries are the most common site of injury in junior rugby league players.
Muscular injuries are the most common type of injury sustained by senior rugby league players, while junior rugby league players more commonly sustain fractures.
Injuries are most commonly sustained in tackles, by the tackled player.
Thigh and calf strains are the most common injuries sustained during rugby league training, while overexertion is the most common cause of training injuries.
Player fatigue may influence the incidence of injury, with most sub-elite (amateur and semi-professional) rugby league injuries occurring in the second half of matches or the latter stages of training sessions.