Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones had an awkward exchange with a journalist when questioned about his black eye.
The Wales captain was fit to lead his team to victory against Ireland on Sunday in their Six Nations opener despite a clash during training with fellow lock Jake Ball.
An awkward exchange about the incident with a journalist went as follows:
JOURNALIST: How’s your eye?
ALUN WYN JONES: “Fine, thanks.”
JOURNALIST: What happened in the week there?
JONES: “With regards to what?”
JOURNALIST: With the fact that you have a black eye there.
JONES: “It’s just a game isn’t it. I’m sure there is a queue of 100 so we’ll just move on.”
Prior to the press conference, in the post-match TV interview, the Wales captain was asked by BBC Sport whether he had forgiven Jake Ball for giving him that shiner.
The Wales captain awkwardly laughed and, after a momentary pause, replied: “A team’s a team.”
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