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Denton rues injury blow

29th March 2019, 10:08 by Alex Jack

Leicester Tigers back-row David Denton has revealed his frustration after he was ruled out for the rest of the season with concussion.

The Scotland international has not place since October 6 when he suffered a knock in the 23-15 Premiership victory over the Tigers' East Midlands rivals Northampton.

It has now been confirmed Denton will play no further part in the Tigers' season and the 29-year-old has admitted it has been a tough time coping with the injury.

"It has been a difficult season and one I wish I could have played a bigger role in alongside the rest of the squad," Denton told the club website.

"It has been a frustrating period for me on the sidelines but this decision allows me some clarity, which is nice, and I can aim towards getting back to full fitness to make a big impact next season.

"Concussion is a serious thing and I'm very appreciative to the medical staff at the club and experts I've consulted for their care and understanding throughout the season."

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Alex Jack is a Yorkshireman with Scottish connections and well versed in a number of sports. A Leeds United supporter, who also enjoys both codes of rugby. Leeds Rhinos is where you can find him in the summer, while Alex is an avid supporter of Scottish rugby union.

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