Saturday will see JW in his first England match since the World Cup final in 2003! Below is a list of the injuries that has caused his long absence. Stay well Jonny!

  • Nov 2003 - Fractures a facet in his shoulder on the way to World Cup win
  • Dec - Suffers a recurrence of his shoulder injury
  • Feb 2004 - Sees a specialist who says he needs an operation on his shoulder
  • Oct - Ruled out for up to six weeks with a haematoma in the upper right arm
  • Jan 2005 - Knee ligament damage
  • Mar - Medial ligament damage to his left knee - the same knee from January
  • Jul - Suffered a 'stinger' in his arm and shoulder area
  • Sep - Appendix operation
  • Nov - Major operation for groin problems
  • Jan 2006 - Tears adductor muscle
  • Sep - Knee ligament injury
  • Nov - Kidney damage

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