London Irish centre, Joe Ansbro, is recovering in hospital after breaking a bone in his neck in a pre-season friendly in Ireland. The Reading based player sustained the neck injury during the match with Munster on Friday night.
After An MRI scan at University Hospital, Cork, it was confirmed that immediate surgery was not required, and the injury would be managed by external fixation. The Scotland international is expected to return to the UK later this week. It's not known how much of the season he'll miss.
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