Saints flanker Gibson gives positive injury update

Jamie Gibson has provided a positive injury update from self-isolation.

Jamie Gibson
Jamie Gibson

The Saints flanker suffered a broken ankle during the Champions Cup defeat to Leinster in Dublin in December.

He has been unable to feature for Saints ever since but was due to return in recent weeks.

However, because of the current Covid-19 crisis, rugby currently remains suspended.

That has left supporters wondering how injured stars are faring in their recovery.

And after one fan asked Gibson 'how's the peg?' on Twitter, the flanker replied 'good thanks - would be back by now'.

That is good news for Saints should they return to action any time soon as they have been forced to take to the field with a depleted back row in recent times.

Tom Wood and Teimana Harrison have been mainstays but the retirement of Heinrich Brüssow has left them a man short this season.

And with Lewis Ludlam and Courtney Lawes having spent time with England during the Six Nations, it left Saints short.

But if they are able to return to finish the current campaign, they should have far more options to call upon now.

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