Foot infection rules Alun Wyn Jones out of France Test
February 21, 2014
Alun Wyn Jones is a huge loss for the Welsh © PA
Alun Wyn Jones will miss Friday's Six Nations clash between Wales and France in Cardiff.
Jones has picked up a foot infection meaning Jake Ball will make his first start for Wales in the locks. Andrew Coombs is included on the bench.
It's a damaging blow for Warren Gatland ahead of such a crucial Six Nations fixture. Wales are hoping to bounce back from their 26-3 loss to Ireland a fortnight ago while Les Bleus remain unbeaten.
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