Rugby league star Johnson reveals he lost a TESTICLE in a freak training ground incident after it exploded | The Sun

JACK JOHNSON is rewriting the saying, 'playing rugby league takes balls of steel,' after being left with only one after a painful injury.

For the Newcastle Thunder player was left in hospital after a testicle exploded in training.


The winger suffered the excruciating issue during Thursday's session with the Championship club.

And after being rushed to hospital, the 23-year-old had it removed.

Johnson revealed on Friday: "What a load of b******s.

"Not my greatest Thursday ever with the old testicle exploding at training. Had it removed last night.

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"Will be back soon, just a little bit lighter and as the saying goes, Rugby League wins again."

Despite his pain and the operation, Johnson is seeing the funny side to his problem.

He even had a cheeky question after his trauma.

He added, perhaps hopefully: "PS does the swelling stay? Asking for a friend."

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Johnson was a tryscorer in Newcastle Thunder's 24-24 draw with Dewsbury last weekend.

And the wing be return to action soon, albeit without his left testicle.

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