Mon 16 Nov 2020 | 08:05

Knee injury ends season for Bordeaux wing

Knee injury ends season for Bordeaux wing
Mon 16 Nov 2020 | 08:05
Knee injury ends season for Bordeaux wing
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INJURY UPDATE: Bordeaux-Begles wing Geoffrey Cros has been ruled out for the remainder of the season. following a serious knee injury.

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The 23-year-old was stretchered off during the match against Castres last Friday, after trying to avoid a tackle from Fijian wing Filipo Nakosi, and underwent further tests on his right knee.

“The verdict delivered on Monday confirmed the fear of a serious knee injury that will keep him [Cros] away from the pitch for many months,” Bordeaux wrote on their website.

Cros, who was described as an “atomic bomb” by club coach Christophe Urios after scoring a hat-trick of tries earlier in the season against Agen, was matter-of-fact about the injury.

“That’s it, the verdict is in. Meniscus damaged, torn anterior cruciate ligament as well as the internal one. A big thank you for all your messages of support,” he wrote on his Instagram account.

Cros, who missed 11 months in 2018 because of a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee, is likely to be out of action for nine to 12 months.

Bordeaux are considering the option of taking on a medical joker.

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