Alun Wyn Jones injury update: The Wales captain was forced to leave the pitch with what appeared to be a recurrence of the shoulder injury he suffered back in July.
UPDATE: RUCK Sources have confirmed that the Wales skipper, who was making his 149th appearance for his country, has indeed suffered the same injury once again. More news on this as we get it.
Alun Wyn Jones injury update:
The shoulder is the same one he dislocated while on Lions duty against Japan in a warm-up match back in June.
Jones famously put in a Herculean effort to complete a remarkable recovery in time to belatedly join up with Warren Gatland’s Lions for the 2021 tour of South Africa.
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Alun Wyn Jones facts: Five things you didn’t know about him
#1. Lions history
He is the first player in the professional era to have played in nine consecutive Tests for the Lions having been involved in all three series. With 161 caps to his name, of which 149 have come for Wales and 12 for the Lions, he is also the most capped player in the history of international rugby.