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Wales star Sam Warburton ruled out of Six Nations with knee injury

The Lions captain has undergone surgery on his knee.

France v Wales - RBS 6 Nations - Stade de France Source: David Davies

BRITISH AND IRISH Lions captain Sam Warburton will miss the 2018 Six Nations campaign after undergoing surgery to resolve a knee injury.

Welsh flanker Warburton is currently out with a neck injury but decided to have an operation to fix an existing problem with his knee.

The recovery time is anticipated to be between four and six months.

Warburton said: “In close consultation with the WRU and Cardiff Blues we decided it would be proactive to have surgery now on a knee injury and I’m looking forward to returning to action fully fit.”

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