Scotland centre Bennett out for a year

Wed, 05 Apr 2017 12:22
Large mark bennett glasgow 800

INJURY UPDATE: Scotland international Mark Bennett will out for 12 months after picking up a serious knee injury during Scotland's Six Nations match against England at Twickenham.

The centre has undergone anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstructive surgery on his knee and is expected to be out of action for 9-12 months.

Bennett's Glasgow season has come to a horrific end as he is set to join Edinburgh next season.

Meanwhile, back row Josh Strauss, who sustained an injury to his kidney playing for Scotland against France in February, has been reviewed by his consultant and his injury is healing well. He'll require a further six weeks of non-contact work before he can return to full training.

Both players will be at Glasgow's home game against Zebre next Friday night where supporters will get the chance to show their appreciation to them, along with the other players leaving the club this season.

Glasgow Warriors head coach Gregor Townsend: "We're disappointed that Mark's time at the club has come to an end in this way, and it also looks like Josh may not play for us again as he continues his graduated return to training.

"We wish both players all the best with their rehab and look forward to having them as part of our wider group for the remainder of the season,"

There are currently no matches being played
FIXTURE GMT VENUE
Fri, 27 October 2017
Griquas v Griffons 16h30 Kimberley
Glasgow Warriors v Kings 18h35 Scotstoun Stadium
Sale Sharks v Exeter Chiefs 18h45 AJ Bell Stadium
Ospreys v Dragons 19h35 Liberty Stadium
Cardiff Blues v Munster 19h35 Sportsground
Sat, 28 October 2017
Australia v Barbarians 04h00 Sydney
Harlequins v Worcester Warriors 14h00 Twickenham
Treviso v Edinburgh 14h00 Stadio Monigo
Saracens v London Irish 14h00 Allianz Park
Northampton Saints v Wasps 14h00 Franklin's Gardens
Sharks v Western Province 14h00 Durban
Zebre v Cheetahs 16h00 Stadio Sergio Lanfranchi
Ulster v Leinster 17h15 Kingspan Stadium
Scarlets v Cardiff Blues 18h35 Parc y Scarlets
Sun, 29 October 2017
Bath v Gloucester 14h00 Recreation Ground
Newcastle Falcons v Leicester Tigers 14h00 Kingston Park
PRO14
MORE LOGS
Pool A
Team P W D L Pts
Glasgow Warriors 6 6 0 0 28
Munster 6 4 0 2 20
Cheetahs 6 3 0 3 16
Zebre 6 2 0 4 11
Cardiff Blues 6 2 0 4 10
Connacht 6 1 0 5 8
Ospreys 6 1 0 5 6
Pool B
Team P W D L Pts
Scarlets 6 5 0 1 25
Ulster 6 5 0 1 23
Leinster 6 5 0 1 23
Edinburgh 6 3 0 3 14
Treviso 6 3 0 3 14
Dragons 6 2 0 4 10
Kings 6 0 0 6 0