Hurling is the fastest game on grass … as well as the toughest!

This is certainly one in a million!

A freak hurling accident in Dublin this week landed one hurling player with some pictures, and presumably a scar, to last a lifetime.

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Joe.ie shared images sent in by Eoghan Ó Conghaile of the recent bizarre accident that took place during a hurling match between Lucan senior hurlers and the Dublin under-19s.

The pictures show hurler Paul Crummy from Lucan Sarsfields with the casing from a hurling helmet pierced through his skin and lodged into his arm.

Paul Crummy

Paul Crummy

Ouch!

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Thankfully medical staff was on-hand to assist Crummy before getting him to the hospital. Tough as they come, Crummy is hoping to be back on the GAA pitch by the end of the week.

Have you sustained any freak GAA injuries? Let us know in the comments!

Dublin hurler Paul Crummy sustains a freak hurling accidentJoe.ie / Eoghan O Conghaile