Full-back Leigh half penny will overlook Scarlets’ Pro14 game at Benetton on Saturday after suffering a blow in his own return from concussion, that might iuence his hopes of playing Wales’ Six Nations’ suit against England.

The Irish and British Lion, 30, have not played since suffering concussion.

Half penny had returned to full-contact training with Scarlets.

But he has been overlooked of these squad for your trip to Italy.

Even a Welsh Union statement read:”Though Leigh has returned to full training, it was jointly decided that he should carry on training fully with the hope he will likely be available for selection in the foreseeable future.”

Wales skills trainer Neil Jenkins suggested the Halfpenny’s accessibility to manage England on Saturday 23 February would depend on his involvement in Scarlets against Benetton.

Half penny was injured in a struggle by Wallabies center Samu Kerevi that has been unpunished but clarified by Wales head trainer Warren Gatland as”reckless”.

The mind blow directed to Halfpenny missing Wales’ fall wins against Tonga and South Africa as well as their opening two Six Nations victories, with Jonah Holmes and Liam having played in full-back since.

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