Six Nations: Wales’ Cory Hill ruled out of tournament with ankle injury

Cory Hill has scored two tries in 26 appearances for Wales
Six Countries: Scotland v Wales
Venue: Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh Date: Saturday, 9 March Kick-off: 14:15 GMT
Coverage: Reside on BBC One, S4C, BBC Radio 5 live, BBC Radio Wales, BBC Radio Cymru & BBC Sport net instruct and BBC Sport app, plus live text commentary.

Wales lock Cory Hill will miss the relaxation of the 2019 Six Countries Championship after injuring an ankle in the 21-13 spend in opposition to England.

The 27-year-feeble Dragons second row changed into hurt in the act of touching down for a indispensable second-half strive which gave Wales the lead in opposition to Eddie Jones’ crew.

“He’s positively going to be a loss, however any loss is one more particular person’s opportunity,” stated coach Neil Jenkins.

Adam Beard and Jake Ball like both started matches this season.

Abilities coach Jenkins added: “Cory changed into prominent on Saturday, obviously with his strive as successfully and he’s an not seemingly participant for us.

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“He’s an real particular person all over the squad as successfully, [but] now we like got some fabulous gamers in that space as successfully so this is susceptible to be pretty sharp to stare who performs in the earlier couple of games.”

Hill packed down alongside skipper Alun Wyn Jones as Wales beat England to love their hopes of a Huge Slam alive in head coach Warren Gatland’s last season in fee.

Beard and Ball started in the spend in opposition to Italy after Jones and Beard had been chosen for the comeback victory over France in Paris.

There might be better hurt details in numerous locations for Wales, with fats-help Leigh Halfpenny help in contention after taking part in a fats sport for Scarlets on Sunday after three months out following concussion.

Flit-half Rhys Patchell and scrum-half Tomos Williams also be taught assign to be available in the market for the focus on over with to Murrayfield along with tight-head prop Samson Lee.

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