David Young issues a fitness update

Date: 27 Aug 2018

Director of rugby David Young has issued an update on the fitness status of the three players injured during pre-season.

Jimmy Gopperth: Has undergone an ACL reconstruction following an injury sustained in Connacht. Estimated absence - six to nine months.

Jake Cooper-Woolley: Has undergone surgery on a bicep rupture sustained during the Portugal camp. Estimated absence - another six to eight weeks.

TJ Harris: Has undergone surgery on a bicep rupture. Estimated absence - another four to six weeks.