Josh Navidi has been added to the Wales squad for the remainder of the Six Nations, with fellow loose forward Ellis Jenkins released to play for regional side Cardiff, the Welsh Rugby Union announced this past Sunday.
British & Irish Lions flank Navidi required shoulder surgery after being forced off early in Cardiff’s United Rugby Championship match against the Vodacom Bulls in October.
The 31-year-old returned to action in Cardiff’s loss to Ulster on Friday, playing the full 80 minutes in Belfast.
Jenkins is available for Cardiff’s two matches in South Africa over the next two weekends against the Lions and Stormers. He started for Wales in their opening Six Nations loss to Ireland but was not in the match-day squads for the games against Scotland and England.
Defending champions Wales are fifth on the Six Nations table ahead of their home match against France on Friday, and their final fixture against Italy the following week.
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