Dancing With The Stars has revealed that Michael Carruth will have to sit out this week's routine after sustaining a leg injury.

The 52-year-old gold medalist Olympian boxer hopes to be fighting fit for next week. This week's event is ladies night and Carruth will miss out on the men's group dance.

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Contestants have wished him well on social media, with former Nationwide presenter Mary Kennedy revealing that Carruth has sustained a leg injury. "Wishing you well Michael. I hope that leg is raised on a cushion tonight. See you tomorrow xx." Kennedy said.

Glenda Gilson said: "Get well @michaelcarruthofficial"

Lottie Ryan's partner Pasquale La Rocca said: @michaelcarruthofficial get well soon ??

Dancing With The Stars airs Sundays RTÉ One at 6.30pm.