Injury News

Dan Biggar of the Ospreys kicks a penalty during the Heineken Cup pool 1 match between Northampton Saints and Ospreys at Franklin's Gardens on October 20, 2013
Dan Biggar to undergo fresh concussion tests
Ospreys announce that Dan Biggar will closely follow HIA protocols before being given the all-clear to resume playing.
Apr 9, 18:06
Ireland's no. 8 Jamie Heaslip evades a tackle from Scotland's full back Stuart Hogg during the Six Nations international rugby union match between Ireland and Scotland at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin on February 2, 2014
Jamie Heaslip, Rob Kearney doubtful for British and Irish Lions selection
Jamie Heaslip and Rob Kearney undergo surgery on a back and knee injury respectively, potentially seeing them miss out on a call-up to the British and Irish Lions squad.
Mar 24, 17:24
Ireland wing Andrew Trimble warms up ahead of the Six Nations International rugby union match between Ireland and Italy at Aviva stadium in Dublin on March 8, 2014
Ireland winger Andrew Trimble ruled out of Six Nations
Ireland winger Andrew Trimble is ruled out for the rest of the Six Nations with a hand injury, being replaced in the squad by Ulster teammate Tommy Bowe.
Mar 5, 18:14
Scotland's flanker John Hardie is pictured before the rugby union test match between France and Scotland at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, north of Paris, on September 5, 2015.
John Hardie ruled out of Six Nations
Scotland's John Hardie is ruled out of the Six Nations games with England and Italy through injury.
Feb 26, 13:57
Billy Vunipola in action during the Six Nations game between Scotland and England on February 6, 2016
England welcome back Vunipola brothers ahead of Italy clash
Mako Vunipola is named in England's enlarged 28-man group for the meeting with Italy, while brother Billy Vunipola joins up with the squad to be fully assessed.
Feb 20, 21:38
Josh Strauss of Scotland is tackled during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Pool B match between Scotland and Japan at Kingsholm Stadium on September 23, 2015
Josh Strauss ruled out for rest of Six Nations
Scotland number eight Josh Strauss is ruled out for the remainder of the Six Nations after he sustained a kidney injury during his side's defeat to France.
Feb 17, 14:31
Greig Laidlaw of Scotland passes the ball during the international friendly match against Japan on June 18, 2016
Scotland skipper Greig Laidlaw to miss remainder of Six Nations
Greig Laidlaw suffered ligament damage in the 22-16 defeat to France last weekend, ruling him out of the remainder of the Six Nations championship.
Feb 15, 18:03
Mako Vunipola looks on during the England training session at Pennyhill Park on October 31, 2013
Mako Vunipola left out of England training squad ahead of Italy match
There is no place for Mako Vunipola in England's training squad ahead of the Six Nations meeting with Italy, but Anthony Watson has overcome an injury to feature.
Feb 13, 21:02
George Kruis of Saracens catches the ball during the Aviva Premiership match between Saracens and Harlequins at Wembley Stadium on March 22, 2014
George Kruis ruled out of Six Nations with knee injury
England lock George Kruis will miss the entire Six Nations campaign having been told that he needs surgery on knee ligament damage.
Feb 5, 20:14
George Kruis of Saracens catches the ball during the Aviva Premiership match between Saracens and Harlequins at Wembley Stadium on March 22, 2014
George Kruis a doubt for England Six Nations opener
England lock George Kruis is expected to miss his side's Six Nations opener against France at Twickenham having sustained knee ligament damage.
Feb 1, 20:38
Jonny Sexton kicks during the Six Nations game between Ireland and Wales on February 7, 2016
Johnny Sexton ruled out of Six Nations opener
Ireland fly-half Johnny Sexton will miss his side's Six Nations opener with Scotland on Saturday having failed to recover from a calf injury.
Jan 31, 21:20
A general view of the match ball is tackled seen during the Super Rugby trial match between the Waratahs and the Blues at Allianz Stadium on February 7, 2014
Ireland without hooker Sean Cronin for Six Nations
Leinster confirm that Sean Cronin suffered a high-grade hamstring tear in the win over Zebre, essentially ruling him out of Ireland's upcoming Six Nations campaign.
Jan 16, 17:06
Joe Marler looks on during the England training session at Pennyhill Park on November 7, 2013
England prop Joe Marler to miss start of Six Nations due to leg fracture
England prop Joe Marler will miss the start of the Six Nations after suffering a fracture to his leg.
Jan 11, 10:50
England captain Chris Robshaw looks on during the Rugby World Cup game with Wales on September 26, 2015
Chris Robshaw to miss England's Six Nations campaign due to shoulder surgery
England flanker Chris Robshaw will miss the Six Nations as he requires surgery on a shoulder injury, which will keep him out for 12 weeks.
Jan 9, 12:07
James Haskell and his beard address the media at an England press conference on August 17, 2015
James Haskell "totally fine" after head injury
Wasps director of rugby Dai Young insists that James Haskell is "totally fine" despite suffering a head injury just 36 seconds into his long-awaited return to action.
Jan 8, 22:23
James Haskell and his beard address the media at an England press conference on August 17, 2015
James Haskell injury comeback cut short after just 38 seconds
James Haskell is taken off 38 seconds into his Wasps comeback after spending the past seven months on the sidelines with a foot injury.
Jan 8, 17:48
Brad Barritt catches the ball during the England training session held at Pennyhill Park on November 25, 2014
Brad Barritt to face disciplinary hearing over Geoff Parling tackle?
A report claims that Brad Barritt may face disciplinary action for his high tackle on Geoff Parling in Saracens' draw with Exeter Chiefs, which went unpunished.
Jan 7, 21:30
England captain Chris Robshaw looks on during the Rugby World Cup game with Wales on September 26, 2015
Chris Robshaw doubtful for Six Nations due to shoulder injury
Harlequins reveal that flanker Chris Robshaw may require an operation on his injured shoulder, which would rule him out of England's Six Nations campaign.
Jan 6, 16:38
Manusamoa Tuilagi of Leicester Tigers is tackled by Michael Tagicakbau of Saracens during the Aviva Premiership match between Leicester Tigers and Saracens at Welford Road on May 10, 2014
Leicester Tigers, England centre Manu Tuilagi ruled out for six to nine months
Leicester Tigers and England centre Manu Tuilagi is ruled out for six to nine months with a knee injury.
Jan 4, 11:59
England captain Chris Robshaw looks on during the Rugby World Cup game with Wales on September 26, 2015
Chris Robshaw facing nervous wait over extent of shoulder injury
Harlequins ace Chris Robshaw undergoes tests to discover the full extent of a shoulder injury sustained in the defeat to Worcester Warriors on New Year's Day.
Jan 3, 12:17
Manu Tuilagi of Leicester is tackled by Adam Powell (L) and Josh Furno (R) of Newcastle during the Aviva Premiership match on September 6, 2014
Manu Tuilagi withdraws from England camp following knee injury
Leicester Tigers confirm that Manu Tuilagi has withdrawn from England's two-day training camp after suffering a knee injury playing against Saracens on Sunday.
Jan 1, 22:23
Mako Vunipola looks on during the England training session at Pennyhill Park on October 31, 2013
Mako Vunipola a doubt for Six Nations with knee injury
England prop Mako Vunipola could miss the Six Nations after suffering suspected knee ligament damage during Saracens' Champions Cup win over Sale Sharks.
Dec 24, 16:00
George North of Northampton dives over for the final try during the Aviva Premiership match between Northampton Saints and Bath at Franklin's Gardens on
George North returns to Northampton Saints training
Northampton Saints winger George North returns to training and is in contention to play against Sale Sharks following his latest head injury.
Dec 20, 20:00
George North of Northampton dives over for the final try during the Aviva Premiership match between Northampton Saints and Bath at Franklin's Gardens on
George North stood down from Northampton Saints duty
Northampton Saints announce that winger George North has been stood down until he undergoes an independent assessment on his latest head injury.
Dec 6, 15:43
Dan Lydiate of Wales during the RBS Six Nations match between Ireland and Wales at the Aviva Stadium on February 8, 2014
Wales without injured flanker Dan Lydiate for Six Nations
Wales and Ospreys flanker Dan Lydiate requires surgery on his injured knee and will therefore sit out the remainder of the season.
Dec 4, 19:43
Billy Vunipola in action during the Six Nations game between Scotland and England on February 6, 2016
Billy Vunipola to miss Six Nations with knee injury
Billy Vunipola will spend at least three months on the sidelines after undergoing surgery to rectify ligament damage in his knee, which he sustained against Argentina.
Nov 27, 20:39
Billy Vunipola in action during the Six Nations game between Scotland and England on February 6, 2016
Dave Attwood out, Billy Vunipola doubtful for Fiji clash
Dave Attwood is sent back to club side Bath after picking up an injury that will keep him out of the Test clash with Fiji, while Billy Vunipola could also miss out.
Nov 14, 22:32
Jordi Murphy of Ireland during the RBS Six Nations match between Ireland and France at the Aviva Stadium on February 14, 2015
Jordi Murphy ruled out for up to nine months
Ireland and Leinster number eight Jordi Murphy is ruled out for up to nine months after damaging his ACL during the historic 40-29 win over New Zealand in Chicago.
Nov 7, 21:55
Maro Itoje faces the media during the Saracens media session held on April 14, 2015
England forward Maro Itoje ruled out of Autumn Internationals
England forward Maro Itoje is ruled out of the Autumn Internationals after fracturing his hand while playing for the Saracens.
Oct 24, 16:03
Maro Itoje faces the media during the Saracens media session held on April 14, 2015
England left sweating over Maro Itoje hand injury
England forward Maro Itoje is a doubt for the Autumn Internationals after injuring his right hand in Saracens' Champions Cup win over Scarlets.
Oct 23, 22:52
Jebb Sinclair of London Irish is tackled by Seremaia Bai (L), Mike Williams (R) and Mike Fitzgerald of Leicester during the Aviva Premiership match between London Irish and Leicester Tigers at Madejski Stadium on October 18, 2015
Mike Williams out of Autumn Internationals with broken arm
Leicester Tigers flanker Mike Williams is ruled out of England's Autumn Internationals after breaking his arm.
Oct 11, 15:30
Owen Farrell kicks at goal during the Six Nations game between Scotland and England on February 6, 2016
Mark McCall: 'Owen Farrell making encouraging progress from injury'
Saracens director of rugby Mark McCall reveals that Owen Farrell is nearing a return to action having missed the start of the season with a back injury.
Oct 6, 20:00
Anthony Watson poses with a tree at an England photocall on March 7, 2016
Report: England's Anthony Watson suffers jaw injury in training
England winger Anthony Watson reportedly suffers a fractured jaw in training, putting him in doubt for the upcoming Autumn Internationals.
Oct 6, 10:24
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Exeter Chiefs winger Matt Jess out until February?
Exeter Chiefs' veteran winger Matt Jess is sidelined for "at least four months" with a "significant" toe injury.
Oct 5, 22:34
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Sam Jones out of Autumn Internationals with broken leg
Sam Jones is ruled out of the upcoming Autumn International series after suffering a broken leg during England training.
Oct 5, 19:06
Alistair Hargreaves of Saracens during the Aviva Premiership match between Newcastle Falcons and Saracens at Kingston Park on April 20, 2014
Saracens lock Alistair Hargreaves retires after concussion
Saracens prop Alistair Hargreaves announces his immediate retirement from rugby following a concussion injury.
Oct 5, 13:14
Sam Jones of Wasps is tackled by Devin Toner of Leinster during the European Rugby Champions Cup match between Leinster Rugby and Wasps at the RDS Arena on November 15, 2015 in Dublin, Ireland.
Sam Jones doubtful for autumn internationals due to ankle injury
Uncapped England back row Sam Jones emerges as a doubt for the autumn internationals after suffering an ankle injury in training.
Oct 4, 16:42
Sam Warburton of Wales looks on during the RBS Six Nations match between Scotland and Wales at Murrayfield Stadium on February 15, 2015
Wales captain Sam Warburton to undergo surgery on broken cheekbone
Wales captain Sam Warburton will reportedly undergo surgery on his fractured cheekbone.
Oct 4, 11:51
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 to undergo scan on cheekbone injury
Sam Warburton could miss Wales's autumn international series after picking up a facial injury in Cardiff Blues' meeting with Leinster on Saturday evening.
Oct 2, 22:27
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.
Sep 28, 21:19



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