Northampton Saints: North must see a specialist

George North is staying at Franklin's Gardens

Aviva Premiership Rugby club Northampton Saints have issued a statement on George North saying that he appears fine but will continue to be monitored and will see a specialist.

North sustained a blow to the head in the Aviva Premiership win over Wasps that necessitated his removal from the field of play.

After the game North was conscious and in the Saints’ changing room with the rest of the team.

Northampton say that North, “has been into the club today (Saturday) for treatment and will continue to be monitored by the Saints’ experienced medical team throughout the weekend.”

“As with everyone in the squad, Northampton Saints places the highest importance on player welfare, and as such North will see a specialist early next week for an assessment.”

“Northampton Saints will make further announcements as and when they are available, but no further comment will be made in the meantime.”

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