Alun Wyn Jones will sport a shiner versus Ireland today after the Wales captain was punched by team-mate Jake Ball during his side’s accumulation to their Six Countries opener.

Jones– world rugby’s most capped player– is in shape to start the video game at Principality Stadium in spite of being on the wrong end of a heated exchange with his fellow lock Ball, who is not associated with Wayne Pivac’s squad to face Ireland.

Wales sources have actually downplayed the nature of the clash, however it was available in the exact same week that the wing Josh Adams was removed from the team and suspended for two matches for breaching his group’s Covid-19 guidelines and national lockdown policies.

Adams had actually participated in a “gender expose” party with his household and