This is our Rugby World Cup Injuries page where we will update you with all the injuries to players.
Rugby World Cup Injuries
Welcome to our 2019 Rugby World Cup Injuries page where we will update you with all the injuries to players during the tournament.
If there any players we have missed, do not hesitate to let us know via our social media channels but please bare in mind that this list will constantly be updated as injury news is released.
Rugby World Cup Injuries
Jack Conan has been ruled out of the World Cup with a foot injury and has been replaced by Jordi Murphy. Sean Cronin has been ruled out of the rest of the tournament too and he’s been replaced by Rob Herring.
Ireland had several injuries before the tournament like Joey Carberry, Sean O’Brien, Dan Leavy.
Hamish Watson picked up a serious knee injury against the Irish and has been replaced by Magnus Bradbury, who was already in Japan as injury cover.
Additionally Ali Price has been ruled out after picking up a foot injury. He has been replaced by Henry Pyrgos.
Luke Jacobson will definitely miss the tournament after showing concussion symptoms. He has been replaced in the squad by Shannon Frizell.
Trevor Nyakane tore his right calf against New Zealand and has been replaced by Thomas du Toit.
Jesse Kriel has also withdrawn from the tournament after picking up a hamstring injury. He has been replaced in the squad by Damian Willemse.
Nick Blevins and Ben Lesage are out of the tournament after picking up a broken jaw and hand injuries respectively. They have been replaced by Theo Sauder and Guiseppe Du Toit.
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Despite being named in the World Cup squad, both Mako Vunipola and Jack Nowell will miss half of England’s pool stage matches thanks to hamstring and ankle injuries respectively.
Henry Slade has also had issues with his leg but returned to face Australia.
Willi Heinz picked up a hamstring injury in the semi-final win over New Zealand and has been ruled out of the final. Saracens scrum-half Ben Spencer is flying out to Japan as a replacement.
Wesley Fofana has had to pull out of the tournament after suffering a thigh injury and youngster Demba Bamba has also been sent home after tearing his thigh.
Additionally Thomas Ramos and Peato Mauvaka have been ruled out with ankle and hip injuries respectively. They have been replaced by Vincent Rattez and Christopher Tolofua.
Will Hooley has picked up a bad concussion and could miss the rest of the tournament.
Kurt Morath and Nafi Tuitavake have both been ruled out of the tournament. Morath may require surgery after getting a boot to the throat against England, whilst Tuitavake broke his arm. They have been replaced by Latiume Fosita and possibly Fetuli Paea. Tonga have asked Tasman in New Zealand for permission to call Paea up.
Fly-half Gareth Anscombe suffered a knee injury in the first World Cup warm-up match against England and will miss the tournament as a result. It has been reported as an Anterior Cruciate Ligament injury.
Cory Hill will miss the tournament after failing to recover from a stress fracture. He has been replaced by Bradley Davies. Fellow second-row Adam Beard is recovering after having his appendix removed.
As Wales head towards a semi-final match-up with South Africa, they will also be without Josh Navidi who has a hamstring injury. Owen Lane was called up to replace him.
Peceli Yato failed an HIA test whilst playing Australia. It is not known how long he will be out for.
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