The Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) has confirmed Josh van der Flier will be sidelined for the rest of the 2017-18 season after suffering a serious knee ligament injury in his country’s Six Nations victory over France.
On Monday, an IRFU statement confirmed the 24-year-old had been ruled out for the remainder of the campaign.
— Irish Rugby (@IrishRugby) February 5, 2018
Ireland snatched victory in Paris courtesy of a last-gasp drop goal from Jonathan Sexton and will be expected to make it two wins out of two in the Six Nations when they welcome Italy to Dublin on Saturday.
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