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Ruptured muscle puts prop Jones out of Rugby World Cup

Rhodri Jones has been ruled out of the Rugby World Cup after rupturing his pectoral muscle during training. Credit: David Davies/PA Wire

Wales and Scarlets prop Rhodri Jones is out of Rugby World Cup after rupturing a muscle in training.

The 23 year old is due to undergo surgery for on his pectoral muscle and will be out for between 12 and 16 weeks. He will be replaced in the Wales training squad by Cardiff Blues prop Scott Andrew, as they travel to Doha this weekend to continue their pre-tournament preparation.

Head Coach Warren Gatland said it was 'hugely disappointing' for Jones who was 'working extremely hard.'

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