Northampton Saints have been dealt a huge injury blow with the news that Harry Mallinder is set to miss the rest of the season with a knee injury.
Mallinder had surgery on Tuesday morning after suffering ligament damage in the defeat to Clermont Auvergne earlier this month.
The 22-year-old posted: “Operation #7 in the morning.
“I’m devastated, but it’s an opportunity to become a better player and person.
“I’m grateful to have such good people with me on my journey, thank you for all your continued support.”