It has been revealed that Gerwyn Price has suffered a freak achilles injury. He did it while running last week and doctors confirmed he will need surgery.

Despite that Price will still play in Las Vegas & Shanghai on the World Series and will take part in the World Matchplay. For him despite having to take it easy on stage, they are too important for him to miss.

In terms of future plans though he will take a break up until the World Grand Prix giving him two months to recover for the tournament in Dublin.

“When I suffered the injury I couldn’t believe my luck,” admitted ‘The Iceman’ who after a poor

“It was a freak accident, and I was hoping that it wouldn’t be too serious.

“My foot’s in a boot at present but it’s my left leg so it’s not my standing foot while I play, and I’m still planning to compete in the two European Tour events before Las Vegas.

“It’s really important to me to be in the World Series events in Vegas and Shanghai and the World Matchplay too so I’ll be doing everything to keep myself okay for them.

“I should be fine through to August – although I might have to take it easy on stage – and then I’ll have the operation and if my recovery goes to plan I should be fine by the end of September.”

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Author: Samuel Gill