George North takes to twitter to announce his injury that will keep him out of the Lions tour this summer to South Africa a big blow, such a talent and always a great player on the Lions Tours. Who remembers his first tour where he lifted up Australian Winger Israel Folau. North was injured playing for the Ospreys at the weekend against Cardiff in the Rainbow Cup.
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Sport can be cruel. We all know the risks when we take the field. Unfortunately I ruptured my ACL on Saturday and will need surgery next week. Heartbroken is an understatement. 💔 pic.twitter.com/icNDEmYmHE
— George North (@George_North) April 28, 2021
The Lions tour is set to go ahead this summer despite Covid being a major problem around the world. The players will be selected next week by head coach Warren Gatland and his men. Who do you reckon will go and won’t go?
Lions head coach Warren Gatland says George North's injury is a "big blow for the Lions" and hopes the Wales back makes a "speedy recovery" 🤞 pic.twitter.com/qR21MhEoj9
— BBC Sport Wales (@BBCSportWales) April 28, 2021