Ankle injury ends Wales wing Josh Adams' Six Nations campaign

Josh Adams will undergo a surgery on his ankle
Josh Adams will undergo a surgery on his ankle
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Wales winger Josh Adams has been ruled out of the remainder of the Six Nations tournament after suffering an ankle injury.

The 24-year-old sustained the blow in the recently concluded clash against France where he played 66 minutes and now according to the statement released by the Welsh Rugby Union it is learnt that Adams will miss the final two games of the competition against England and Scotland.

“Josh Adams will play no further part in Wales’ 2020 Guinness Six Nations campaign following an ankle injury sustained in the match against France," read the statement.

“He is due to have surgery this week and it is envisaged that he could return in 12 weeks for the latter stages of the Guinness PRO14.

“No-one has been added to the squad.”

Adams has been in prolific form scoring 14 tries for Wales in 24 Tests since his debut in 2018 and scored a hat-trick in the Six Nations opener against Italy which was Wayne Pivac's men only win in the ongoing tournament from three matches.

Meanwhile, George North, who failed a Head Injury Assessment after suffering a head injury during the 23-27 defeat against France will undergo return to play protocols.

Wales currently hold the fourth place in the Six Nations table with a solitary win from three games.

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