Ospreys suffer eight week Nutbrown blow

The Ospreys have received confirmation that scrum-half Jamie Nutbrown faces a possible eight week lay-off after the player suffered an injury to the midtarsal joint of his left foot during last Friday’s 21-18 win over Glasgow.


The 27 year-old former Waikato Chiefs, Canterbury Crusaders and New Zealand A international arrived in the UK last week in time to make his debut as a second half replacement against the Cardiff Blues at the Liberty Stadium before making his first start in the victory at Firhill.


Ospreys Physio Chris Towers explained: “Jamie has suffered an injury to the midtarsal joint of his left foot, damaging ligaments as well as sustaining a compression facture to one of the small tarsal bones of his foot.


“The injury occurred in a tackle where his left foot was trapped, and as he fell the force was therefore transmitted through his forefoot resulting in the injury.


“He has been reviewed by a specialist, who unfortunately confirmed that Jamie will need to spend the next four weeks in plaster, followed by a period of strengthening and rehabilitation.”


“All in all we could be looking at an eight week lay-off.”

 

TheCelticLeague.com

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.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

CAPTCHA *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close