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Sale Sharks Director of Rugby Alex Sanderson: “Tom Curry has been again all the way down to London to have additional intensive X-rays underneath motion with a unique marketing consultant and that is the most effective factor for him within the quick time period. I do know it sounds long-term – the season – nevertheless it’s not”

Final Up to date: 21/11/23 6:57pm

England flanker Tom Curry has been dominated out of the 2024 Six Nations because of a hip damage

Tom Curry will miss all the Six Nations and more than likely the remainder of the season after Sale revealed he should endure surgical procedure to restore a hip damage.

Curry has been troubled by the difficulty since enjoying a full half in serving to England end third within the latest World Cup and a go to to a specialist confirmed {that a} filter of the joint is the one choice.

The 25-year-old flanker, an computerized decide for England when match, will endure the operation the week after subsequent.

Sale director of rugby Alex Sanderson mentioned: “Tom has been again all the way down to London to have additional intensive X-rays underneath motion with a unique marketing consultant and that is the most effective factor for him within the quick time period.”

The setback continues a turbulent interval in Curry’s profession that noticed him miss the Six Nations due to a hamstring damage after which sit out the build-up to the World Cup by way of ankle ligament harm.

A purple card for a harmful deal with towards Argentina within the match opener resulted in a two-match ban, earlier than his look within the semi-final towards South Africa was adopted by the fallout to his allegation that he had been racially abused by Bongi Mbonambi. He earned his fiftieth cap within the bronze last.

Curry endured an eventual World Cup, selecting up a purple card vs Argentina and accusing South Africa’s Bongi Mbonambi of racism

Now the all-action again row is going through a prolonged spell of rehabilitation, forcing England and Sale to search for alternate options to fill the void created of their again rows.

“I do know it sounds long-term – the season – nevertheless it’s not,” Sanderson mentioned.

“He is nonetheless a younger lad and it is the most effective factor for him within the short-term to make sure he is capable of be extra sturdy shifting ahead and to coach and progress his sport the way in which he needs to.

“The extent of stiffness hadn’t flagged as much as this diploma till this level in his profession.

Sale Sharks Director of Rugby Alex Sanderson admits Curry is prone to miss the entire season

“There has all the time been hip stiffness there and a component of managing his load as a result of he’ll simply empty the tank and this time he was doing the identical factor however simply not recovering and wasn’t capable of do it time and again.

“The purple flags had been out that perhaps there was one thing deeper right here and apparently there’s.

“I am certain there shall be ebbs and flows over the subsequent 4 or 5 months and I hope to be a part of that journey with him as we get him again to the place he must be.

“There was no chink within the invincible armour that’s Tom Curry. It was like, ‘proper, let’s get it carried out. Let’s go’.”

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