Clunies-Ross looking ahead to 2016 after season-ending injury

By Tom Greenaway Sydney Stars winger Henry Clunies-Ross had just scored his side’s second try against Queensland Country in round two of this year’s NRC. Full of confidence, he caught the ball from the kick-off and opted to run rather than kick from deep inside his 22. And from there, it all went wrong. “I thought I’d carry it into some big forwards and try and make a break, I’m not really sure what happened next but someone fell on me and I heard a pop… I looked down and my ankle was at a right angle,” he told Rugby News. Last year’s Intrust Super Shute Shield rookie of the year had dislocated his ankle and broken his fibula, an injury set to slow his booming career and expected to keep him off the field for at least the next five months. “He was one guy I had been particularly impressed with… he’s an excitement machine so it’s a real shame,” Stars assistant coach Dan Parks said. Having never sustained an injury of this magnitude, the Trinity and Sydne
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