Mike Tindall to miss Gloucester title push

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The Independent Online

Mike Tindall is set to miss Gloucester's Aviva Premiership title push after undergoing an operation to repair ankle ligament damage.

Tindall, who captained champions England in four of their five RBS 6 Nations games this year, suffered the injury in the first half of the win against Scotland.

The Gloucester centre missed Saturday's 24-8 defeat to Ireland and had surgery on the ankle yesterday.

In-form Gloucester won the LV= Cup on Sunday and are currently third in the Premiership table.