Injury News

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
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

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