Alex Cuthbert released from Wales squad with injury

Alex Cuthbert has been released from the Wales squad after suffering a knee injury in Cardiff Blues' final training session ahead of last weekend's Pro14 fixture against the Cheetahs.

Alex Cuthbert released from Wales squad with injury

Alex Cuthbert released from Wales squad with injury

A WRU spokesman said: "Alex Cuthbert sustained a knee injury in Cardiff Blues' final training session ahead of their fixture against Toyota Cheetahs last weekend.

Following subsequent scans and a review with his Orthopaedic consultant, Cuthbert will undergo surgery with a 4-6 week return to play-time frame.

With this in mind he will remain at Cardiff Blues for his medical management and will be released from the Wales national squad.

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