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2018 Six Nations injury list: Who’s ruled out and who is doubtful

Updated on a daily basis, this list of injuries for each country competing in the Six Nations. This information is thoroughly researched but can never be 100% accurate.

ENGLAND – Total players currently ruled out: 14

SHORT-TERM

Beno Obano – The prop will miss the Six Nations opener with Italy after suffering a knee injury.

Charlie Ewels – The forward will be out for a further two-three weeks with a hamstring issue according to the Bath Chronicle .

Matt Mullan – The prop should return at the end of January following a rib injury according to the Coventry Telegraph.

Piers Francis – Remains in the concussion protocol after suffering a bad head knock on December 30 against Harlequins.

Will Spencer – Will be missing for two or three weeks due to a minor ankle operation, via Worcester News.

Kyle Sincker – He will undergo further assessment and treatment on a possible hamstring injury with his club this week.

Zach Mercer – Sent home with illness

 

DOUBTFUL

Nathan Hughes – Ruled out for 10 weeks around Christmas due to a knee ligament injury.

Ellis Genge – Underwent shoulder surgery at the start of December with a prognosis of two months out.

Henry Slade – The playmaker will not travel to their pre-championship training camp after sustaining a shoulder injury

RULED OUT

Billy VunipolaRuled out for three months by Saracens last week following an arm fracture against the Ospreys.

Elliot Daly – Sidelined for 12 with an ankle injury in December, ruling the British and Irish Lions back out of the tournament.

Tom Curry – Yet to come back from the dislocated wrist injury he suffered back in November on England duty.

Semesa Rokoduguni – Given a four-month layoff following shoulder surgery after picking up an injury at the start of December.

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