Liam Williams to miss Wales vs Ireland in Six Nations on February 7 | Rugby Union News

Scarlets participant suspended for 3 matches after he was despatched off for harmful entry right into a ruck; former Saracens participant may very well be out there for second Six Nations match in opposition to Scotland in the center of February

Last Updated: 14/01/21 2:18pm

Liam Williams has made over 60 appearances for Wales

Liam Williams has revamped 60 appearances for Wales

Liam Williams will miss Wales’ opening Six Nations conflict, after being given a three-game ban for his pink card in the Scarlets’ PRO14 derby defeat by Cardiff Blues.

British and Irish Lions again Williams will miss Ireland’s go to to Cardiff on February 7.

He was despatched off for diving right into a ruck and making contact with the top of Blues ahead Shane Lewis-Hughes.

A PRO14 assertion learn: (*7*)The incident was discovered to advantage a mid-range entry level, which signifies a four-week suspension for this offence.

“The judicial officer determined that there were factors, including the player’s remorse, which warranted mitigation of one week.

“The participant is suspended from collaborating in the subsequent three significant fixtures for which he’s match and out there for choice.”

The ban is ready to cowl two Scarlets matches, with the area anticipated to deliver ahead a PRO14 match subsequent weekend to cowl European competitors postponements.

Scarlets then face Leinster in a re-arranged league sport on January 30, earlier than the opening Six Nations weekend.

Williams will hope the Scarlets’ deliberate pre-Six Nations video games are performed with Wales due to go to Scotland on February 13.

The Scarlets’ 29-20 defeat to the Blues was Williams’ first sport after he suffered an damage in opposition to Italy in December.

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