George North injured in Scarlets v Ulster clash

First winger George North was carried off the pitch on a stretcher during the Pro12 clash between the Scarlets and Ulster.

His injury gives Wales a worry ahead of their Six Nations fixture against Ireland next month.

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North injury boost for Wales

Fears over the severity of a neck injury sustained by George North while playing for the Scarlets have been allayed. The winger should be back in action before Wales begin the defence of their 2012 Grand Slam against Ireland on 2 February.