Williams making 'positive progress'

Date published: August 5 2014

Cardiff Blues have given an update on Owen Williams, saying he is now making positive progress following his spinal cord injury.

Cardiff Blues have released an update on Owen Williams, revealing he's now making positive progress following a spinal cord injury he suffered recently.

The news is a boost for the Wales international outside centre and the public who have been concerned supporters of him since the injury.

“Owen has been at the Welsh Spinal Injuries and Neurological Rehabilitation Unit at Rookwood Hospital in Cardiff for the last three weeks,” read Cardiff Blues' statement, issued on Tuesday.

“Owen now has improving function in both of his upper limbs, whilst being on enforced bed rest. He will be progressing to sitting up over the coming few weeks.

“Whilst it is still early days in his recovery, Owen remains positive and overwhelmed by the messages of support from around the world.

“Owen and his family would like to thank the media for their support and the continued respect of his privacy.”