Mitchell sidelined for further four months
March 15, 2012
Drew Mitchell suffered a serious ankle injury in 2011 © Getty Images
The Waratahs will have to make do without Drew Mitchell for the Super Rugby regular season.
The Wallabies wing is struggling with a long-standing ankle injury and confirmed on Wedndesday that he will miss a further four months of action.
"So I now have some spare time on my hands, saw a specialist today who confirmed I'll be watching for another 4 months at least," he wrote on Twitter.
Mitchell suffered a dislocated ankle during a Super Rugby clash with the Reds last season and while he recovered to make the Australia squad for the Rugby World Cup - where he suffered a hamstring injury - the problem has continued to sideline him since.
He will also miss out on the Wallabies' June tour schedule, a one-off clash with Scotland and a three-Test series against Wales.
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