Connect to share and comment

Rugby Union: Fernandez-Lobbe out for three months

Toulon back rower Juan Martin Fernandez-Lobbe will be out of action for up to three months after fracturing his right elbow Saturday in the Top-14 match against Toulouse, the club announced on Monday The 31-year-old Argentinian came on as a second half substitute, but was forced off the field 15 minutes later after sustaining the injury as Toulon lost 12-13. Fernandez-Lobbe will undergo an operation to fix the damage done to his elbow and he will miss the November Test matches against England, Wales, Italy and Ireland. sva/ig/ak

RugbyU: Toulon's Fernandez-Lobbe out for six weeks

Toulon's Argentina captain Juan Martin Fernandez-Lobbe will be out for around six weeks with a ruptured spleen, the French Top 14 leaders Toulon announced on Tuesday. The back rower suffered the problem in Toulon's 51-6 victory over Montpellier at the weekend. The 31-year-old came off in the 44th minute after a tackle left him with minor internal haemorrhaging. He was taken to hospital where he is still undergoing treatment, but he does not require surgery.
Syndicate content