Rugby

Jenkins blow for Wales

2012-01-25 15:12
Gethin Jenkins (File)

London - Wales coach Warren Gatland says prop Gethin Jenkins will miss the start of the Six Nations because of a knee injury and could be out for four to five weeks.

Gatland says Jenkins is a big loss to the team since "he's got a very good rugby brain and he sees things on the field. He's almost like a coach on the field."

Flyhalf Rhys Priestland is also struggling with a knee problem and is likely to miss next week's opening game against Ireland.

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