Injury News

Owen Farrell kicks at goal during the Six Nations game between Scotland and England on February 6, 2016
Owen Farrell has 'open-ended injury'
Saracens coach Mark McCall reveals that he is unsure when England fly-half Owen Farrell will be fit to play again.
21:19
Harlequins's Jack Clifford breaks clear to score his team's second try against Sale on October 26, 2013
Jack Clifford ruled out of England autumn internationals
England back-row Jack Clifford will miss the autumn internationals having been ruled out for up to 10 weeks with an ankle injury.
Sep 23, 16:05
Wales' Toby Faletau holds off South Africa's Francois Louw during the International rugby union test on November 9, 2013
Taulupe Faletau forced off on Bath debut with knee ligament injury
Wales number eight Taulupe Faletau picks up a potential long-term injury on his Bath Rugby debut, being forced off the field just 12 minutes in at Franklin's Gardens.
Sep 3, 22:05
Jack Nowell scores England's fifth try against France in the Six Nations on March 21, 2015
England winger Jack Nowell ruled out for up to 10 weeks
Exeter Chiefs head coach Rob Baxter confirms that England winger Jack Nowell is "going to be out for a while" after undergoing surgery on his thumb.
Aug 11, 11:04
Beauden Barrett (L) of the New Zealand All Blacks celebrates with Sam Cane and Sonny Bill Williams after scoring his teams fourth try during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Pool C match between New Zealand and Namibia at the Olympic Stadium on September 24, 2015
Sonny Bill Williams facing nine months out of action
Sonny Bill Williams will miss New Zealand's upcoming Rugby Championship campaign after being ruled out of action for nine months with an Achilles tendon injury.
Aug 10, 14:38
James Haskell leans against a dirty wall during an England photocall on March 7, 2016
James Haskell ruled out for up to six months
England and Wasps flanker James Haskell is ruled out for four to six months with the toe injury he sustained during England's second Test against Australia.
Jul 12, 19:10
Wales prop Gethin Jenkins in action during his 100th cap during the International Match between Wales and Argentina at the Millennium Stadium on November 16, 2013
Gethin Jenkins, Bradley Davies and Josh Turnbull ruled out of third NZ Test
Wales forwards Gethin Jenkins, Bradley Davies and Josh Turnbull will miss the third and final Test in New Zealand due to injury.
Jun 22, 19:59
Paul James of Wales tackles David Pocock of Australia during the Rugby World Cup 2015 Pool A match between Australia and Wales at Twickenham Stadium on October 10, 2015
David Pocock out of Australia's Tests against England with fractured eye socket
Australia forward David Pocock will miss the remaining two Tests of the series against England after fracturing his eye socket in Saturday's 39-28 defeat.
Jun 12, 20:31
Dylan Hartley passes the ball during the England captain's run at Twickenham Stadium on November 8, 2013
Dylan Hartley: 'Another concussion could end my playing career'
Northampton Saints and England hooker Dylan Hartley opens up on his concerns over another potential concussion layoff, which he says will put an end to his career.
May 28, 11:02
Manu Tuilagi holds onto the ball during the England captain's run at the Millennium Stadium on March 15, 2013
Manu Tuilagi to miss England's tour to Australia with hamstring injury
Manu Tuilagi is ruled out of England's tour to Australia due to a hamstring injury.
May 24, 12:06
Kurtley Beale of Australia congratulates Drew Mitchell after he scored his teams second try during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Quarter Final match between Australia and Scotland at Twickenham Stadium on October 18, 2015 in London, United Kingdom.
Kurtley Beale suffers serious knee injury days after signing for Wasps
New Wasps signing Kurtley Beale is likely to be sidelined for "four to six months" after suffering a torn patella tendon injury.
May 15, 10:26
Rob Kearney of Ireland is tackled by Luca Morisi of Italy and Edoardo Gori of Italy during the RBS Six Nations match between Italy and Ireland at the Stadio Olimpico on February 7, 2015
Ireland's Rob Kearney ruled out of Six Nations clash against Scotland
Ireland confirm that Rob Kearney will not be fit for Saturday's Six Nations clash against Scotland.
Mar 14, 17:07
Scotland centre Matt Scott during a training session on September 25, 2015
Scotland centre Matt Scott to miss rest of Six Nations with elbow injury
Scotland centre Matt Scott is ruled out of the rest of the Six Nations with an elbow injury.
Mar 9, 11:08
Jamie George of England lines up during the International match between France and England at Stade de France on August 22, 2015 in Paris, France.
England hooker Jamie George ruled out of Six Nations Wales clash
England hooker Jamie George is ruled out of Saturday's Six Nations clash against Wales with a biceps injury.
Mar 9, 10:40
Dan Biggar in action for Wales during the Rugby World Cup game with England on September 26, 2015
Wales fly-half Dan Biggar making "excellent progress" following ankle injury
Wales confirm that fly-half Dan Biggar has made "excellent progress" in his recovery from an ankle injury and could feature against Scotland this weekend.
Feb 9, 14:35
Jonny May in action during an England training session on August 4, 2015
England winger Jonny May out for the rest of the season after knee surgery
England winger Jonny May is ruled out for the rest of the season after undergoing knee surgery.
Jan 7, 12:23
Ireland player Cian Healy in action during Ireland Captains Run ahead of their opening 2015 Rugby World Cup match against Canada at Millennium Stadium on September 18, 2015
Ireland prop Cian Healy a doubt for Six Nations opener after knee surgery
Ireland prop Cian Healy emerges as a doubt for the Six Nations opener against Wales having undergone a minor operation on his knee.
Jan 6, 15:37
Jonny May of England celebrates scoring the opening try during the QBE International match between England and New Zealand at Twickenham Stadium on November 8, 2014
England wing Jonny May 'likely to miss Six Nations'
England wing Jonny May requires surgery on a knee injury that is likely to rule him out of the entirety of this year's Six Nations.
Jan 1, 11:14
Jake Ball of Wales in action during the RBS Six Nations match between England and Wales at Twickenham Stadium on March 9, 2014
Wales lock Jake Ball to miss Six Nations?
Wales lock Jake Ball could miss the Six Nations after picking up a knee injury while playing for Scarlets.
Dec 30, 21:45
Mike Ross of Ireland looks on during the RBS Six Nations match between Ireland and England at the Aviva Stadium on March 1, 2015
Mike Ross to miss Ireland Six Nations opener?
Tighthead prop Mike Ross is a doubt for Ireland's Six Nations opener against Wales on February 7 having sustained a serious hamstring tear.
Dec 22, 18:47
Henry Slade during an England training session on May 29, 2015
England centre Henry Slade out of Six Nations with broken leg
Exeter Chiefs head coach Rob Baxter confirms that England centre Henry Slade will miss next year's Six Nations after breaking his leg at the weekend.
Dec 8, 14:00
Henry Slade in action during an England training session on August 4, 2015
Henry Slade to undergo surgery
England international Henry Slade undergoes surgery following the broken leg that he suffered while in action for the Exeter Chiefs.
Dec 6, 14:37
Henry Slade of Exeter Chiefs puts in a kick during the Aviva Premiership match between Exeter Chiefs and Saracens at Sandy Park on November 29, 2014
Exeter Chiefs Henry Slade suffers suspected broken leg
Henry Slade suffers a suspected broken leg, that would keep him out of the Six Nations, during Exeter Chiefs 41-27 win over Wasps.
Dec 6, 09:57
England's Alex Corbisiero lines up before the 2015 Rugby World Cup warm up rugby union match between England and France at Twickenham Stadium, west of London on August 15, 2015
Alex Corbisiero set to miss Six Nations
England and Northampton Saints prop Alex Corbisiero is likely to miss next year's Six Nations after being told he requires knee surgery.
Dec 6, 07:08
Sam Warburton of Wales looks on during the RBS Six Nations match between Scotland and Wales at Murrayfield Stadium on February 15, 2015
Sam Warburton out for six weeks?
Cardiff Blues and Wales international Sam Warburton is expected to be out of action for around six weeks with an ankle complaint.
Dec 1, 14:32
England's centre Jonathan Joseph scores a try during the Six Nations international rugby union match between Wales and England at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, south Wales, on February 6, 2015
Jonathan Joseph on track for Six Nations
Bath say that England centre Jonathan Joseph is likely to be fit to participate in the Six Nations after making a fast recovery from a chest injury.
Nov 17, 18:57
Opeti Fonua of Leicester Tigers in action during the Aviva Premiership match between Leicester Tigers and Wasps at Welford Road on November 1, 2015
Opeti Fonua ruled out for up to eight weeks with broken arm
Tonga international number eight Opeti Fonua will spend between six and eight weeks on the sidelines due to an injury sustained against Wasps at the weekend.
Nov 3, 19:45
Tommy Bowe of Ireland receives treatment for an injury during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Quarter Final match between Ireland and Argentina at the Millennium Stadium on October 18, 2015
Surgery rules Tommy Bowe out for season
Ulster and Ireland wing Tommy Bowe undergoes knee surgery which rules him out for the rest of the season.
Oct 27, 21:21
England's centre Jonathan Joseph scores the opening try of the Six Nations international rugby union match between England and Scotland at Twickenham Stadium, south west of London on March 14, 2015
Bath centre Jonathan Joseph ruled out for three months with chest injury
Bath announce that England centre Jonathan Joseph will be sidelined for three months after undergoing surgery on his chest.
Oct 23, 12:06
Worcester Warriors Argentina International Agustin Creevy poses for a picture at Sixways Stadium on October 15, 2013
Julian Montoya eager for Agustin Creevy to win fitness battle
Argentina hooker Julian Montoya admits that the squad are desperate to see Agustin Creevy shake off a leg injury ahead of the World Cup semi-final against Australia.
Oct 19, 22:09
Paul O'Connell of Ireland speaks to the media during the launch of the 2015 RBS Six Nations at the Hurlingham club on January 28, 2015 in London, England
Paul O'Connell's Ireland career ended by hamstring injury at Rugby World Cup
Paul O'Connell's international career ends prematurely as a hamstring injury rules the Ireland captain out of the Rugby World Cup.
Oct 13, 10:13
Wales player Eli Walker in action during the Rugby World Cup warm up match between Wales and Ireland at Millennium Stadium on August 8, 2015
Eli Walker called up to Wales' World Cup squad as replacement for Liam Williams
Eli Walker is called up to Wales' Rugby World Cup squad as a replacement for the injured Liam Williams.
Oct 13, 09:02
Paul James of Wales tackles David Pocock of Australia during the Rugby World Cup 2015 Pool A match between Australia and Wales at Twickenham Stadium on October 10, 2015
David Pocock in contention to face Scotland
Michael Cheika says that no decision has been made over David Pocock's involvement against Scotland, but he expects to have the flanker available.
Oct 12, 20:03
Liam Williams of Wales celebrates scoring his try during the RBS 6 Nations match between Italy and Wales at Stadio Olimpico on March 21, 2015
Liam Williams could miss Six Nations
Scarlets coach Wayne Pivac reveals that Wales could be without the injured Liam Williams for the Six Nations.
Oct 12, 19:22
Rhys Ruddock of Leinster during the European Rugby Champions Cup Pool Two match between Leinster Rugby and Harlequins at the Aviva Stadium on December 13, 2014
Ireland call up Rhys Ruddock as Peter O'Mahony replacement
Leinster flanker Rhys Ruddock replaces the injured Peter O'Mahony in Ireland's Rugby World Cup squad.
Oct 12, 15:03
Munster's Peter O'Mahony in action during the Heineken Cup quarter final match against Ulster on April 8, 2012
Ireland's Peter O'Mahony ruled out of Rugby World Cup
Ireland back row Peter O'Mahony is ruled out of the Rugby World Cup with a knee ligament injury.
Oct 12, 12:56
Jack McGrath of Ireland during the RBS Six Nations match between Ireland and France at the Aviva Stadium on February 14, 2015
Jack McGrath: 'Paul O'Connell would leave a big void for Ireland'
Ireland prop Jack McGrath tells Sports Mole that the team will have a "big void" if captain Paul O'Connell is ruled out with a hamstring injury.
Oct 12, 00:07
Liam Williams of Wales celebrates scoring his try during the RBS 6 Nations match between Italy and Wales at Stadio Olimpico on March 21, 2015
Foot injury rules Liam Williams out of Rugby World Cup
The Welsh Rugby Union confirm that full-back Liam Williams will play no further part at the Rugby World Cup due to a foot injury.
Oct 11, 10:22
Jared Payne of Ireland looks to offload to Keith Earls of Ireland during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Pool D match between Ireland and Canada at the Millennium Stadium on September 19, 2015
Ireland centre Jared Payne out of Rugby World Cup with foot injury
Ireland centre Jared Payne is ruled out of the remainder of the country's Rugby World Cup campaign with a fractured foot.
Oct 10, 14:15
Argentina's Los Pumas' Gonzalo Camacho vies for the ball with South Africa's Springboks' Bjorn Basson during the Rugby Championship 2013 match at Malvinas Argentinas stadium in Mendoza, some 1050 km west of Buenos Aires, Argentina on August 24, 2013
Gonzalo Camacho suffers injury setback
Leicester Tigers winger Gonzalo Camacho is likely to miss the Aviva Premiership opener against London Irish with a thigh complaint.
Oct 7, 11:32