Neck in­jury lays Vick­ery low

Weekend Argus (Saturday Edition) - - SPORT -

FOR­MER Eng­land rugby cap­tain Phil Vick­ery is set to miss this year’s Six Na­tions af­ter be­ing told it will be an­other eight weeks be­fore he can re­sume train­ing fol­low­ing neck surgery last year.

The 33-year-old Lions prop for­ward is there­fore un­likely to be named in the Eng­land Six Na­tions squad due to be an­nounced by team man­ager Martin John­son on Wed­nes­day.

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