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Morgan injured in Blues' defeat

3rd October 2004

A week that started well for Craig Morgan with his deserved recall to the Wales' international squad ended on a low note when the winger limped off the field ater the Blues' away defeat in Edinburgh.

Morgan suffered a dead leg at the very end of the match but hopes to be available when the Blues resume their Celtic League campaign against Munster on 16 October.

Meanwhile, director of coaching David Young was making no excuses after his sie again failed to secure an away victory. He said, "We were in a position to win the game in the second half but at times we played dumb rugby. Last season we posed every team we played against an attacking threat and our try count showed that. This season we have yet to recapture that bit of magic that will turn teams over but these are still early days and we'll back at work this week trying to put everything right."

With no match next weekend time is on the Blues' side as they moniter the growing injury list. Centre Tristan Davies will, however, not be available for eight to 10 weeks after a hand operation and Jamie Robinson is unlikely to fit for the best part of a month. Nick Robinson continues to be unwell and will undergo further medical tests next week.

There is better news of Ryan Powell whose rehabilitation is ahead of schedule while Dan Baugh will be available soon. Nathan Budgett and Freddie Tuilagi both came through the Edinburgh match in one piece, with no recurrence of their previous injuries.