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Could Alex Dunbar be back in Scotland’s blue sooner than we expect?

Could Alex Dunbar be back in Scotland’s blue sooner than we expect?

From Rugby World, March 25 2015

A revolutionary knee-surgery technique could have been be the answer to Alex Dunbar’s and Scotland’s problems, writes Richard Bath.

When strong-running Scotland centre Alex Dunbar damaged his knee two days before the Calcutta Cup, it was a devastating blow for Scottish rugby. Not only did one of the standout backs of the championship miss the Twickenham game, but the diagnosis of a ruptured anterior cruciate ligament has put his participation in this autumn’s World Cup in grave doubt given that the injury requires surgery, and a six-to-nine-month recovery period. However, this needn’t have been the case.

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