Ireland lock Iain Henderson doubtful for Six Nations game against Wales

Iain Henderson suffered a foot injury
Iain Henderson suffered a foot injury

Ulster lock Iain Henderson is doubtful for Ireland's upcoming Six Nations game against Wales to be played on Saturday following a foot injury.

Henderson, who has played 80 times for Ireland sustained the blow during the recently concluded United Rugby Championship game against Ospreys.

A statement released by the Irish Rugby Football Union revealed that Henderson will be assessed in due course of time to know the extent of injury.

"Iain Henderson picked up a foot injury during Ulster's URC game away to Ospreys on Sunday and there will be a further update later in the week," the IRFU said.

Head coach Andy Farrell has included Hugo Keenan despite he is recovering from a knee problem.

Ireland are positioned at the top of the Six Nations with wins over France and Italy in the opening two rounds.

Ireland squad:

Backs: Bundee Aki, Harry Byrne, Craig Casey, Jack Crowley, Ciaran Frawley, Jamison Gibson-Park, Robbie Henshaw, Hugo Keenan, Jordan Larmour, James Lowe, Stuart McCloskey, Conor Murray, Calvin Nash, Garry Ringrose, Jacob Stockdale.

Forwards: Thomas Ahern, Ryan Baird, Finlay Bealham, Tadhg Beirne, Jack Conan, Caelan Doris, Tadhg Furlong, Cian Healy, Iain Henderson, Oli Jager, Ronan Kelleher, Jeremy Loughman, Joe McCarthy, Peter O’Mahony, Tom O’Toole, Andrew Porter, James Ryan, Dan Sheehan, Tom Stewart, Nick Timoney, Josh van der Flier


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