Medical Facts, 1989/90

Extract taken from the GRFC Players' Brochure

by John Cowen

 A total of approximately 50 games were played at home last season [1989-90] by the 1st XV, United XV, and Colts XV.

The figures below have been compiled by the medical team to give you some idea of the supplies used during the season.

            Cotton Buds                     -          200

            Sterile dressing pads         -          100

            2” adhesive strapping        -           2,250 metres

            1” adhesive strapping        -           2,250 metres

            Deep Heat                        -           50 tubes

            Vick                                 -           25 tubes

            Liniment                           -           24 litres

            Water                               -          400 litres

            Ice cubes                           -          3,000

            Oranges                             -          400

            And last but not least…                   65 stitches!

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