Williams out of Six Nations with shoulder injury

Scott Williams suffered a shoulder injury in Saturday's clash against Ireland Credit: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Wales centre Scott Williams has been released from the Six Nations squad after suffering an injury in the game against Ireland.

Williams left the field 17 minutes into Saturday's game at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin after coming off worst tackling Brian O'Driscoll. The WRU says Williams has injured his right shoulder and will need surgical intervention.

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