Dan Leavy & Sean O’Brien Provide Updates On Their Fitness Following Respective Injuries
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On the mend.
Ireland international Dan Leavy will play no part in the Rugby World Cup later this year following a horror injury while playing for Leinster in the Champions Cup a few months back.
Leavy sustained a ”complex knee injury” damaging his ACL among other things after landing awkwardly as he was blown out of a ruck during Leinster’s Champions Cup semi-final clash with Ulster.
The openside is facing a long road to recovery but shared an update on Instagram this week, revealing he has successfully undergone his final operation, with rehab the next step as he continues his road to recovery.
“Delighted to have my final operation done and dusted” Leavy wrote
“I’ve been blown away by the messages of support and encouragement received to date and I’m looking forward to getting stuck in to my final push to full fitness! Big thanks to everyone who has helped. Let’s get this bread.”
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"I remember back when I used to have an ACL" Delighted to have my final operation done and dusted 💯 I've been blown away by the messages of support and encouragement received to date and I'm looking forward to getting stuck in to my final push to full fitness! Big thanks to everyone who has helped. Let's get this bread 🍞 #beleavy #badgrandpa #sourdough
Sean O’Brien meanwhile will also miss the World Cup in Japan, leaving Ireland pretty light at seven. He’s been struggling with a hip problem quite some time and has also been forced to go under the knife.
But it appears the operation was a complete success, with O’Brien feeling better than ever after the operation.
“5 weeks post op and couldn’t be happier the way my hip feels!” O’Brien wrote
“More range and no pain, November 2017 I started getting pain and to not have that alone is brilliant! Big thanks to @profgriffin and his team!! Excited about what lies ahead now.”