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Tom Wood recovering from pulmonary embolism

1 month ago   |   By Planet Rugby

Northampton Saints have revealed flanker Tom Wood has been recovering from a pulmonary embolism but could still feature in the 2019/20 season.
The club announced the 33-year-old would miss the remainder of the interrupted campaign when they signed Jamie Gibson as cover on a short-term deal last month.
At the time no reason for Wood's absence was given but the Saints have now said he was diagnosed with the lung condition in July.
However, he was treated promptly and has just been cleared to return to non-contact training, suggesting he could yet have a part to play this term.
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