A top Donegal doctor has likened injuries sustained by GAA players in clashes on the pitch to that of high impact car crashes.

Dr Kevin Moran, Donegal GAA team doctor and concussion expert on the GAA’s medical, scientific and welfare (MSW) committee said that as a result of the games increasing professionalism, the GAA is now seeing collision injuries that you would associate with rugby.

In an interview with the Irish Times, Dr Moran cited examples of injuries suffered by two prominent Donegal players – All-Ireland-winning captain Michael Murphy and full back Neil McGee – in the recent past.

For the full interview see: http://www.irishtimes.com/sport/gaelic-games/gaelic-football/gaa-injuries-similar-to-those-in-traffic-collisions-says-surgeon-1.2978569.

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