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Alun Wyn Jones and George North sidelined with injuries

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Wales Grand Slam winning Captain Alun Wyn Jones and George North have sidelined with injuries picked up in the Six Nations.

Jones suffered knee ligament damage while North broke two bones in his hand in last weekend's Six Nations victory over Ireland which saw them clinch the trophy.

George North went off in early in the match but the captain continued after receiving treatment as Wales triumphed 25-7 at the Principality Stadium.

Read more: Wales beat Ireland 25-7 to seal Grand Slam in Cardiff

He scored two tried during Wales' fightback against France in their opening Six Nations game as they wiped out a 16-0 interval deficit.

Lock Jones led his country to their first Grand Slam since 2012 and a first Six Nations title in six years. He was named the player of the tournament.

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The Ospreys confirmed the injuries but haven't ruled them out of their Guinness PRO14 clash against the Cardiff Blues on April 27.

It's the club's final regular-season game, although they still have a chance of securing a title play-off place. They face league games against the Cheetah's and Southern Kings at the start of April.

Alun Wyn won't travel to South Africa with the squad at the start of April but at this stage we haven't ruled him out of the game against Cardiff Blues. George needs time for the bones to heal . but we are optimistic abut the potential for him to be involved in judgement day.

– Ospreys

The club are also without Wales centre, Scott Williams, who took no part in the Six Nations due to injury.

Scott is recovering from the disc problem in his lower back which kept him out of the Six Nations. He is progressing well but we aren't expecting to see him back representing the Ospreys before the end of the season. Hi will continue his rehabilitation into pre-season with the goal of making himself available for the Rugby World Cup.

– Ospreys statement