England scrum-half Ben Youngs sure of recovering from shoulder operations in time for World Cup
- Ben Youngs will miss the rest of the national season after shoulder surgery
- The scrum half expects to be fit for the English World Cup training camp
- Youngs is the clear first choice of coach Eddie Jones No. 9 and has 85 English hats
Ben Youngs expects to be fully involved in the English Word Cup training camp after he revealed that he had no choice but to undergo a shoulder operation.
Youngs was wounded in the last Six Nations game against Scotland, which ended in a 38-38 tie and on April 6 it was announced that he had undergone a procedure to repair the damage that would take three months of rehab
It was an alarming development when Eddie Jones invested heavily in Youngs as his first choice scrum-half to the point that there is no clear hierarchy in the position below him.
Ben Youngs expects to be fit for the English World Cup training camp after a shoulder injury
But after the operation is complete, the 29-year-old must be available for the four warm-up tests that precede Japan 2019.
& # 39; I felt it then but thought it was good and it would calm down. I had it scanned, went to the specialist and said, "You just can't play," Youngs told BBC Radio 5 Live's Rugby Union Weekly podcast.
& # 39; I saw him at 12.30 pm and was operated on at 2 pm, so it all happened fairly quickly.
& # 39; You never want to miss games, but it happened and I didn't really have a choice.
& # 39; But it should be 12 weeks and a fairly simple recovery time provided there are no hiccups. & # 39;