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Wales missing Hill for last two

27th February 2019, 09:58 by Michael Holland

Forward Cory Hill will play no further part in Wales' push for Six Nations glory after picking up an injury.

The second-row sustained an ankle injury in the 21-13 victory over England last weekend and has been ruled out of the remaining two games against Scotland and Ireland.

Hill scored a try against England and put in an impressive display as Wales fought back in the second half to take the win, and his absence is a big blow.

Even so, Wales believe they have a strong enough squad to help them to Six Nations and Grand Slam glory.

“Cory was outstanding on Saturday,” Wales skills coach Neil Jenkins told WRU TV. “He scored a try as well and is a fantastic player for us and a good guy to have around the squad, so he is certainly going to be a loss.

“But any loss is someone else’s opportunity, and we have some fantastic players in that position as well. I am sad for Cory, but it is an opportunity for someone else.”

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Michael Holland is a reporter with over two decades of journalism experience. A Bolton fan, Michael often writes football articles, as well as having a strong knowledge of golf, cricket and Australian sports.

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