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Alun Wyn Jones returns to Wales Six Nations squad

NEWS: Alun Wyn Jones will join the Wales camp this week as he continues his rehabilitation following a shoulder injury, the Welsh Rugby Union said on Tuesday.


The Wales captain is expected to miss the entire Six Nations after picking up the injury in a 16-54 defeat by New Zealand in Cardiff in October.

But having the lock, the world’s most-capped rugby player, in the squad should give the national squad a morale boost during the build-up to their fourth-round match at home to France on March 11.

Reigning champions Wales are fifth in the Six Nations table following Saturday’s 23-19 defeat by England at Twickenham.

Rhys Priestland has returned to Cardiff after picking up an injury while Wales have released six players for regional action this weekend.

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