groin pull

groin pull

A colloquial term for a strained thigh adductor muscle.
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The striker has missed two Premiership games with a groin pull but has rejoined Mark McGhee's team ahead of facing Paul Hartley's men.
Gus Young suffered a groin pull and could miss some time.
Obviously, fingers are firmly crossed that Biggar will come through, but he looked in a lot of discomfort as he left the field early in the second half against Australia and it can take a good few weeks to recover from a groin pull. With the Ospreys pivot potentially ruled out of the rest of the series, Gatland and his fellow coaches were left facing a big decision over who should vie with Rhys Priestland for the No 10 jersey.
Pardew said: "Colo has a little groin pull but I don't think that's a big problem.
Parkinson netted a hat-trick on his Welsh Premier League debut for the Seasiders against Afan Lido on August 18, but was taken off in the subsequent 2-2 draw at Llanelli with a groin pull and missed Town's most recent outing, a 4-1 defeat at The New Saints on August 31.
But for Asafa Powell's groin pull, all eight finalists would have broken 10 seconds.
Striker Tyrone Fagan is missing at Marlow through a one-match ban for five bookings but Seb Hamilton returns to the squad after completing his three-game suspension and Melvin Gourlay is expected back following a slight groin pull.
They even had to overcome the loss of the talismanic David Dunn inside the opening 10 minutes to a groin pull.
First, Riccy Scimeca felt a slight groin pull and was rested for the match, while Darcy Blake suffered a muscle strain during the warm-up.
Four weeks ago I sustained a groin pull while riding my motorcycle.
It was a better start than last year at the Family Circle, where Williams had to withdraw after a groin pull in her first match.
A groin pull is actually an injury to one of the hip-adductor muscles on the inside of the thigh, which help bring the legs together.