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'We're definitely considering Ellis': Wales forwards coach Robin McBryde admits they are open to calling up Jenkins for World Cup The 26-year-old flanker Ellis Jenkins suffered a horror-knee injury last November While Wales' options in the back-row are plentiful Jenkins is still on the radar If Wales were to pick him for the World Cup it would be a considerable gamble

By Will Kelleher For Mailonline

Published: 00:00 BST, 22 July 2019 | Updated: 00:00 BST, 22 July 2019

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Wales have left the door ajar for Ellis Jenkins to make a late return in time for the World Cup.

The 26-year-old flanker suffered a horror-knee injury last November in the final minute of the Test against South Africa and has not played since.

And while Wales' options in the back-row are plentiful - with Ross Moriarty, Josh Navidi, Justin Tipuric, the returning Taulupe Faletau, Aaron Wainwright, Aaron Shingler and James Davies all vying for spots - Jenkins is still on the radar for Japan.

Wales have left the door ajar for Ellis Jenkins to make a late return in time for the World Cup

Wales have left the door ajar for Ellis Jenkins to make a late return in time for the World Cup

'We're definitely considering Ellis,' revealed forwards coach Robin McBryde during Wales' training camp in the Swiss Alps.

'He's kept himself in a fantastic positive mindset.

'He's been in and around camp in the Vale, so we're keeping tabs on him.

'He comes in at meal times and he's a real good energiser to have around.

'Certainly there are

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