Waldouck's World Cup hopes dashed
April 7, 2011
Waldouck is set to be sidelined for six months with an Achilles injury © Getty Images
Wasps centre Dominic Waldouck's hopes of forcing his way into England World Cup contention have been ended by injury.
Waldouck, who toured Australia with England last summer, faces six months out after suffering a torn Achilles during an Aviva Premiership game against London Irish last weekend. The 23-year-old saw a specialist yesterday and will go under the knife later this week.
"We are all disappointed for Dom, who is a key part of our side," said Leon Holden, Wasps' interim rugby director. "He had been playing very well in recent games, so this a big blow for us. However, he is a fit young player and I am sure he will come back even stronger next season. We will be giving him all the help we can to get him back fit and sharp."
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