Here’s your round-up of all the latest rugby headlines for Wednesday, January 27.
Wales to issue injury update
Wales boss Wayne Pivac will be facing the media today at the official Six Nations launch, along with each country’s head coach and captain.
English clubs have insisted their Welsh players return amid Pivac’s wish for players to stay in a Covid bubble, so that ignored plea is likely to be on the agenda.
Wales fans should also get an injury update on Alun Wyn Jones, who has been recovering from a knee injury sustained in December, while Cory Hill (hamstring), Wyn Jones (neck), Tomos Williams (shoulder) and Josh Macleod (ankle) are all battling knocks.
You can follow live updates on Wales’ press conference here.
No ‘magic date’ on fans return
Lord Dafydd Elis-Thomas admits sport in Wales may yet need further financial support, despite the new £17.7m package aimed at ensuring clubs and organisations make it through the financial uncertainty of the coronavirus pandemic.
The new funding package was announced by the Welsh Government on Monday, with the aim of helping those…