March 31 2006
Andrew Sheridan injury
The Sale Sharks prop, Andrew Sheridan, was comprehensively examined by the England medical team on a number of occasions during the Ireland test week.
Neither the England medical staff or the player identified any significant medical concerns that warranted further investigation or precluded him from playing against Ireland.
Andrew took a full part in the game until he was withdrawn with eleven minutes to go for tactical reasons and not because of injury.
Andrew was medically reviewed and released to go back to his club the day after the test match.
The England medical team have liaised regularly with the Sale Sharks medical staff and are working closely with them following the subsequent diagnosis of a prolapsed disc on his treatment and rehabilitation.
Issued by Dave Barton 07736 517610 firstname.lastname@example.org