Rugby Union: Gibbs out for season: Bad news for Wales

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SCOTT GIBBS, the Lions and Wales centre, will undergo surgery on his right knee today and will miss the whole of the Five Nations' Championship, writes Robert Cole.

The 22-year-old Gibbs badly twisted his right knee in a tackle at the end of Saturday's game in Cardiff between the Barbarians and the All Blacks and will have an operation on a severed lateral ligament today.

'The good news is that he will make a full recovery,' Bob Norster, the Welsh team manager, said. Norster will name a replacement for Gibbs in the Welsh training squad before Sunday's session at Swansea.