George North will undergo a scan on Monday after injuring his knee in Ospreys’ victory over Cardiff

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George North gets a scan on Monday after injuring his knee in Ospreys’ win over Cardiff – with doubts about joining Wales star’s Lions tour

  • A knee injury meant George North had to leave the match against Cardiff early
  • The Welsh back went down after five minutes in the second half on Saturday
  • He left the ground on crutches and will be tested in hospital on Monday

George North will undergo a scan of his knee on Monday after being assisted in Ospreys’ victory over Cardiff, which jeopardized his chances against Lions.

The Welsh back, 29, went down five minutes into the second half on Saturday after a seemingly harmless incident that left his leg stuck in the turf of Liberty Stadium.

Sportsmail understands he will undergo tests at the hospital on Monday after leaving the ground on crutches on Saturday, praying that any damage will not exclude him from this summer’s Lions tour to South Africa.

George North sustained a knee injury on Saturday during Ospreys’ victory over Cardiff

Warren Gatland is taking his side next Thursday, so if North got out it would be a bitter blow so close to the journey.

His Ospreys boss Toby Booth said, “The next 48 hours are critical in terms of assessment and management. We’ll know in the next few days when it settles down and we’ll get some footage in to confirm what we’re actually dealing with.

“It would be a huge blow to him (if it were a serious injury), it would be devastating.”

The Welsh back will undergo a scan of his knee on Monday after he had to be helped off

The Welsh back will undergo a scan of his knee on Monday after he had to be helped off

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