Injury News: Wales forward to miss start of Six Nations

Wales prop Tomas Francis will miss the start of the 2020 Six Nations because of a shoulder injury suffered at the 2019 World Cup.

The Exeter Chiefs tight-head suffered the injury as Wales lost to South Africa in the semi-finals in Japan.

Francis has undergone surgery with Exeter saying he is “now likely to be sidelined for up to four months following injury”.

Wales’ Six Nations starts against Italy in Cardiff on Saturday, 1 February.

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