Scarlets issue update on Lions pair who haven’t played for seven weeks


The Scarlets have issued a health replace on Lions duo Liam Williams and Wyn Jones, who have not performed for greater than seven weeks.

The pair have accidents and haven’t featured for the reason that Heineken Champions Cup encounter in opposition to Sale Sharks on April 4.

Again-three man Williams has a minor foot damage, whereas the Scarlets say prop Jones has a neck niggle.

They’d already been dominated out of Saturday’s date with Ulster in Belfast earlier than the Rainbow Cup conflict was cancelled as 4 house gamers examined optimistic for Covid-19.

However each Williams and Jones are anticipated to be match for the beginning of their Lions duties.

“We’ve two gamers who will not make any recreation time earlier than they depart as a result of they’ve been within the rehabilitation programme,” mentioned Scarlets’ interim head coach Dai Flanagan.

“Video games haven’t simply fallen proper for them with regards timing.

“They’ve labored arduous to get again for this week however they will not fairly make it.”

Warren Gatland’s squad play eight video games in South Africa this summer time, together with three Exams.

They fly out to Jersey for a 10-day coaching camp earlier than heading right into a warm-up in opposition to Japan at Murrayfield on June 26, enjoying their first tour recreation on July 3.


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