Rugby

England wing set for shoulder surgery

2017-12-09 11:51
Semesa Rokoduguni (Getty Images)

London - England and Bath wing Semesa Rokoduguni is a doubt for the start of the Six Nations with the 30-year-old requiring surgery on an injured shoulder.

The Fijian-born back three player featured in the November internationals, scoring against both Argentina and Samoa.

Rokoduguni is expected to be sidelined for two months, therefore ruling him out of the festive period and potentially England's game at Italy on February 4.

Todd Blackadder, his director of rugby at Bath, admitted that it was “a big loss,” with the west-countrymen having to do without their star wing for the double-header against Toulon.

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