‘The only option’: Tom Curry requires hip surgery and set to miss Six Nations
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England have encountered a blow to their medium-term plans with the news that Tom Curry needs hip surgery and will miss the rest of the season. The influential Sale flanker will require a lengthy period of rehabilitation and is set to be unavailable for both club and country until next autumn.
The 25-year-old, who earned his 50th cap for England in the bronze final win against Argentina at the World Cup, has consulted Harley Street specialists who have recommended a clearout operation, which will involve repairing some wear and tear around his hip socket and shaving off a little bit of bone. “This is the only option,” said the Sharks’ director of rugby, Alex Sanderson. “He is still a young lad and it’s the best thing for him in the short term, to ensure he is able to be more robust [and] to train and progress his game the way he wants to.”Continue reading...
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