Huge blow as kidney problem rules Jared Payne out for at least

first_imgHuge blow as kidney problem rules Jared Payne out for ‘at least’ three months Andrew Trimble will also miss the back-to-back clashes with Clermont with a foot tendon problem. Image: Dan Sheridan/INPHO Source: James Crombie/INPHOTrimble, who was replaced by Joey Carbery midway through the opening period of the win, limped from the field and will miss ‘a couple of weeks’ with a foot tendon injury according to the union. Ulster face Clermont twice in make or break Champions Cup fixtures in the coming weeks. Source: James Crombie/INPHOKearney left the field for a head injury assessment after just 11 minutes and did not return. However, the IRFU today say his withdrawal was a precaution and, post-match, Schmidt was keen to stress that the fullback had not been concussed.The42 is on Instagram! Tap the button below on your phone to follow us! 24,671 Views Share2 Tweet Email 46 Comments https://the42.ie/3113835 Dec 1st 2016, 2:25 PM IRELAND AND ULSTER back Jared Payne could miss out on the entire Six Nations campaign after the IRFU said he faces ‘at least’ three months sidelined.The 31-year-old was forced to come off midway through the final November Test against Australia on Saturday with what has now been diagnosed as an injury to his kidney.Payne was the third back forced off injured in the half after Rob Kearney and Andrew Trimble were called ashore.center_img Follow us: the42.ie Image: Dan Sheridan/INPHO By Sean Farrell Beauden Barrett led the All Blacks in a powerful rendition of Ireland’s Call in a German barIreland Women strike back twice, but unable to crack ‘toughest group in Dubai’ Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this article Short URL Thursday 1 Dec 2016, 2:25 PMlast_img read more