1 February 2013 Last updated at 10:00

Ben Jones-Bishop of Leeds Rhinos shocked at discovering blood clot

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Leeds Rhinos winger Ben Jones-Bishop says discovering he had a blood clot over Christmas was "a shock", as he faces up to six months out of the sport.

The England Knights international was diagnosed with a pulmonary embolism on one of his lungs during pre-season training, and has been advised to avoid all contact for three months.

Speaking on BBC Breakfast, Jones-Bishop says he is "on the mend", and is hoping Leeds can have another strong season after winning the Grand Final in October.

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