Cardiff Blues can today provide an update on long-term injuries ahead of this week’s return to action in the Guinness PRO14.
The following players were recovering from long-term injuries when the Covid-19 pandemic brought a halt to rugby and have made significant progress in the five months since.
Ellis Jenkins is continuing his rehabilitation programme following the significant knee injury sustained in 2018 playing for Wales vs South Africa. The flanker is making good progress and it is hoped he will be fit to commence full training at the start of the 2020-21 season.
Sam Moore was still recovering from knee surgery when he arrived at Cardiff Blues on a long-term contract from Sale Sharks. Moore has now completed his rehabilitation and is taking a full part in training,
Harri Millard has now fully recovered from the shoulder dislocation he suffered against Leicester Tigers in January, and has returned to full team training.
Willis Halaholo is continuing his rehabilitation from a knee injury, which required ACL reconstruction. The centre is making good progress and is targeting a return to action at the start of the 2020-21 season.
Josh Adams has fully recovered from an acute ankle injury sustained playing for Wales vs France in the 6N. Following surgery, Josh has fully recovered and is now taking a full part in training.
Owen Lane returned to full training following the hamstring injury he suffered during Wales training in January.
Hallam Amos is also fit and available following the the knee surgery that kept him on the sidelines in the weeks before Covid-19-enforced halt of rugby.
Finally Matthew Morgan has now fully recovered from the traumatic ankle injury he suffered at Welford Road and is also taking part in full training ahead of the forthcoming Welsh derbies.