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Scotland forward Adam Ashe set for hip surgery and will miss rest of the year

Published 07/09/2016

Adam Ashe faces several months on the sidelines
Adam Ashe faces several months on the sidelines

Glasgow and Scotland forward Adam Ashe will be out for the rest of the year after undergoing hip surgery.

The 23-year-old, who has eight Scotland caps, has been recovering from a foot injury suffered in the final game of last season, but a hip problem has continued to cause trouble.

A Warriors statement read: " Adam Ashe has had an operation on an underlying hip injury, while recovering from a foot injury sustained against Connacht in the Guinness PRO12 Play-Off last season.

"The backrower has commenced his rehab programme and is expected to be unavailable for the remainder of the calendar year."

Glasgow head coach Gregor Townsend said: "We're all disappointed for Adam that he's going to be out for a longer period of time following a hip operation, but we wish him all the best with his recovery."

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