Wales' injury problems are on the mend


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Wales' injury situation appears to be easing ahead of the match against England at Twickenham. George North left the field during the 27-13 win over the Scotland on Sunday with a sprained ankle and the Scarlets wing is undergoing intense rehabilitation with a view to resuming training next week.

Hooker Huw Bennett is also having intense treatment on a calf injury and hopes to be back in training next week, while Ryan Jones is confident he can overcome a thigh injury and take his place in the line-up for Twickenham on Saturday week. Captain Sam Warburton should also be fit after missing the Scotland match with a thigh problem.