Gloucester speedster Henry Trinder has torn his Achilles tendon in training today and will miss the remainder of the season.
“He is going to have an operation and it is going to be quite a lengthy injury,” head coach Johan Ackermann told BBC Radio Gloucestershire.
Injury News— Gloucester Rugby (@gloucesterrugby) March 6, 2019
Unfortunately, Johan Ackermann today confirmed that centre @HenryTrinder suffered an achilles injury in training this week, that will rule him out for the remainder of the 2018/19 season.
We know Henry will be back better than before and we all send our best wishes pic.twitter.com/pv4dv8kknG
“I feel really sorry for Henry but hopefully everything will go well with his recovery.”
The South African added: “He didn’t play the last couple of weeks because of niggles he had in his body – a sore wrist and a sore shoulder.
“Early in the season he struggled with his Achilles on both sides and we managed him and got him through some games.
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“The ironic thing is, with the rest days we had with a week off, he actually said he felt the best he had ever felt on his Achilles on Monday.
“Then he went and did a simple step and tore it.”