Ireland’s Sean O’Brien a major doubt for Six Nations opener

Rugby


Sean O’Brien is a major doubt for the start of Ireland’s Six Nations campaign after undergoing a ‘small procedure’ to deal with a hip problem.

The Ireland flanker has been sidelined since Leinster’s Champions Cup victory over Exeter Chiefs in December, but hopes that he would return for this weekend’s clash against Glasgow have been dashed.

Leinster boss Leo Cullen said: “Sean O’Brien saw a specialist this week for the tightness in his hip as it hasn’t responded to treatment as we would have liked.

“As a result he had a small procedure and the target is to have O’Brien back available during the 6 Nations window.”

Ireland kick-off their Six Nations campaign with a trip to Paris to take on France on Feb. 3.



Source link

Articles You May Like

Challenge Cup — Connacht seal passage into quarterfinals with Worcester draw
Fans may never forgive Pirates for trading Andrew McCutchen – Buster Olney Blog
Rory McIlroy not ready to just hand Ryder Cup to United States
Jamel Herring leaves longtime adviser Al Haymon for Top Rank
Joseph Parker this is the fight of my life against rattled and angry Anthony Joshua

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *