Wales winger ruled out after suffering shoulder injury

Wales winger Alex Cuthbert has been ruled out for up to six weeks after suffering a shoulder injury against Tonga at Eden Park.

The 27-year-old former Lion, who played an influential part in their 24-6 victory yesterday, scoring the opening try.


“Alex has been in excellent form leading into this tour – and it was there for all to see at Eden Park on Friday,” said Wales head coach Robin McBryde.

“t’s a shame he’s had to leave us at this juncture,

“He’s also been a great influence off the field with the younger players in the squad. I know he’ll work hard now to be back in action for Cardiff Blues’ pre-season.”

Wales will not be calling up a replacement as they prepare to face Samoa in Apia this Friday.

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