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Injury Update: Cuthbert, Allen & Jenkins

21st April 2015

Cardiff Blues has today issued a medical update over the fitness of Alex Cuthbert, Cory Allen and Ellis Jenkins.

Wing Alex Cuthbert has undergone successful minor surgery on a finger injury sustained to his right hand.

The region can confirm the Wales international will miss Judgement Day III at the Millennium Stadium this Saturday and will be assessed over a possible playing return before the end of the season.

Centre Cory Allen has undergone shoulder reconstruction surgery following an injury sustained against Ulster Rugby in March.

The operation was a success and Allen has now commenced a period of rehabilitation with the region and in consultation with the WRU.

The Wales international is expected to be ruled out of action for a period of 3 to 4 months and scheduled to return to action at the start of next season.

Back row Ellis Jenkins has also recently undergone shoulder surgery and is expected to be sidelined for a period of 3 to 4 months.

Jenkins will also make a return to action at the start of the 2015/16 season.