Smith ruled out with leg infection

Smith ruled out with leg infection


Second row Matt Smith has unfortunately joined the club's list of injured players this week ahead of the trip to Ealing Trailfinders. Smith, who has been a key player for the side so far this season has suffered an infection to his leg and had to be hospitalised for treatment. 

Likewise, prop James Thraves was a late withdrawl with a back injury. 

Skipper Richard Mayhew is still out with an ankle injury suffered in the opening game of the season. Prop Marc Thomas is continuing his return to full fitness have ruptured his Achilles at the end of last season. 

Winger Louis Brown and forward Mike Myerscough are continuing to recover from shoulder surgery in the close season whilst trialist Jack Higginson is receiving treatment for a hamstring injury suffered in pre-season. 

Hooker Joe Buckle is continuing his return to play protocol after suffering concussion in training.