Ross Moriarty to undergo surgery in bid to make Wales' tour
Wales back-row forward Ross Moriarty will undergo surgery to release pressure on a nerve injury that has sidelined him for six weeks.
And it could make the 54 times-capped Dragons player a doubt for Wales’ South Africa tour in July.
“Ross is going to have surgery to try and release the pressure he has on his nerve,” Dragons rugby director Dean Ryan told the region’s official website.
“Everybody is working around that to see what the timelines are, so we have gone through a period of trying to rehabilitate that.
“It hit a bit of a stalemate, so we are hoping the next move is a way of accelerating his progress.
“I would be always hopeful his recovery is fast, so we will see how that goes.”
Wales head coach Wayne Pivac is due to name his squad next week for Tests against the Springboks in Pretoria on July 2, Bloemfontein seven days later and then Cape Town on July 16.
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