Professional English rugby union player, Owen Farrell faces a race against time to prove his fitness as fears grow over his availability for England’s Calcutta Cup clash with Scotland at Twickenham on Saturday.
However, the 25-year-old missed the eve-of-match captain’s run and will be given the next 24 hours to demonstrate he is ready for the Triple Crown decider.
Farrell according to BT sport missed the eve-of-match captain’s run because of an unspecified leg injury incurred during training on Thursday and will be given the next 24 hours to demonstrate he is ready for the Triple Crown decider.
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“Owen didn’t train today and we’re monitoring his leg injury. It’s a leg injury,” defence coach Paul Gustard said.
Late decision to be made on Farrell. Gustard: ‘We have until kick-off to make a call. He has at least another 24 hours of recovery’