Sexton out for ten days to six weeks

//Sexton out for ten days to six weeks

Sexton out for ten days to six weeks

Updated: Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 16:29 | Comments

Jonathan Sexton looks set to miss between ten days to six weeks of action

Jonathan Sexton looks set to miss between ten days to six weeks of action

Racing Métro coach Laurent Labit has revealed that Jonathan Sexton will miss ten days to six weeks of rugby due to his thumb injury.

Speaking at a press conference in Paris, ahead of Racing’s home clash with Castres on 1 March, Labit spoke about the injury to the assembled press, stating that the out-half had suffered ligament damage in Ireland’s 13-10 defeat to England at Twickenham.

Joe Schmidt and the Ireland team had earlier this week given an indication that Sexton would be fit to face Italy in the RBS 6 Nations on 8 March; however, Labit’s comments have now thrown this statement into doubt.

If the injury takes ten days to heal Sexton should be able to train on Tuesday 4 March, four days before Ireland’s clash with Italy at Aviva Stadium.


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By | 2014-02-27T17:30:23+00:00 February 27th, 2014|Sport|0 Comments