George North’s probabilities of touring South Africa with the British and Irish Lions this summer time have been thrown into doubt after he sustained a knee harm on Saturday night.
The 102-cap Wales star twisted awkwardly and went down holding his proper leg within the second half of the Ospreys’ Rainbow Cup match towards the Cardiff Blues
It was an innocuous incident that noticed him stumble to the turf after play had been halted for a knock-on.
North’s painful cries had been heard from the stands as he tentatively held his proper knee earlier than reluctantly letting the physios take over.
After receiving therapy for a couple of minutes, he was helped off the sphere by two medics, showing to place little or no weight on the injured limb.
North had loved a resurgence in latest months, handing over various spectacular performances throughout Wales’ latest Six Nations marketing campaign at centre.
He regarded more likely to be named in Warren Gatland’s 36 man squad on Could 6.
The Ospreys had been profitable the sport 19-0 on the time.