As I’m sure everyone is aware, this weekend passed saw a widely publicised head injury. George North, the well-known and highly talented Northampton, Wales and Lions winger was chasing a high ball when he was upended. He landed awkwardly on his head/shoulder and was knocked out cold instantly. If by some miracle you haven’t seen the incident you can view it by doing a quick search on youtube. Read more
Leinster and Ireland back Luke Fitzgerald could be set to make a return to Rugby this Friday when Leinster welcome the Northampton Saints to Donnybrook for their last pre-season game.
Fitzgerald, still only 25, is on the way back from another knee problem which he picked up in March. The latest injury had the player quetioning his ability to return to playing at all.
“I wasn’t sure if I was going to be able to keep playing this game,” he told Newstalk radio recently.
Down the Laighan will be tweeting all the latest action from Donnybrook on Friday evening so why not follow us for up to the minute reaction to the game and Luke’s return.