Sam Warburton will be sidelined for six weeks with a knee injury
Cardiff Blues head coach Danny Wilson has revealed Warburton will be sidelined for the rest of the season.
Warburton limped off in the first half of Cardiff Blues’ draw at Ulster on Friday.
But the 28-year-old should be fit for the Lions tour if selected, according to BBC Sport.
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Warburton has suffered a medical ligament strain at the worst possible time with Lions boss Warren Gatland naming his squad next week.
Gatland will confirm his party for this summer’s tour of New Zealand next Wednesday.
The New Zealander picked Warburton as his Lions captain four years ago and is expected to do the same this time around.