Super Rugby Pacific: Waratahs back Will Harrison sidelined for 12 months with knee injury

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 Credit: PA Images
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Will Harrison’s season is over after a scan revealed that the knee injury he picked up on Friday against the Chiefs rules him out for 12 months.

The Australian utility back damaged ACL, MCL and his patella in a tackle meaning that the Wallabies and Waratahs have lost him for the foreseeable future.

Harrison’s international career got off to a hot start when he was brought into Australia’s squad in his debut season in 2020, but things will be put on hold for the prodigy whilst he recovers from this crushing injury.

Set for surgery

The 22-year-old is set to see a specialist on Tuesday before receiving surgery in a months time.

“He’s obviously gutted,” Waratahs coach Darren Coleman told foxsports.com.au.

“But he’s got his head around the rehab and he’ll try to get back for the start of next year.”

The loss of Harrison will probably leave wing Alex Newsome covering at full-back with James Ramm back in the conversation too after his return.

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