The Official Online RBS 6 Nations Store is open. The store has everything you need to get behind your team during the RBS 6 Nations, plus the store is now fully stocked with a much wider range of rugby merchandise.
He said: “Paul hasn’t played for us since January, so it’s a fair block of time since he’s trained with us or been anywhere near us on the training pitch. We’re well and truly comfortable with that.
“It’s been a long saga since the Six Nations. We tried a number of the remedies and recommendations but at this stage he was too far gone.
“I said after the Ospreys game to Paul that the priority was to train. But he could not participate yesterday afternoon.
“For this particular week he’s just not ready. To be out for that length of time he needs to have trained and next week’s game is on a Sunday so that means he won’t train again until next Wednesday.”