Injury News

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
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