Ian Evans a Six Nations doubt

Wales' injury worries have been worsened with the news that second row Ian Evans is a doubt for the start of the Six Nations. His club, the Ospreys, say he will be out of action for up to eight weeks for surgery on an ongoing knee problem.

Wales' lineout struggled against Australia with Evans missing Credit: Tony Marshall / EMPICS Sport

The Ospreys say: 'Ian has been troubled by an ongoing problem with his right knee since being unable to complete the Samoa game. Investigations and consultations with specialists have resulted in him undergoing a keyhole procedure, as a result of which he will be sidelined for six to eight weeks.'