Williams reacts to Welsh injuries

Date published: September 20 2015

Wales centre Scott Williams was remaining positive about injuries to Liam Williams and Cory Allen in their 54-9 victory over Uruguay on Sunday.

The hosts scored eight tries at the Millennium Stadium in their World Cup pool opener but once again injuries have dominated the fallout from the match.

Head coach Warren Gatland has already revealed that outside centre Allen, who scored a hat-trick, suffered a "significant" hamstring injury while full-back Williams has a knock. But while Allen seems set to miss the rest of the tournament, centre Williams refused to rule him out before a scan.

"It's going to be a little bit uncertain as we won't know how bad it is until he has a scan but it would be a massive blow. Hopefully he'll be OK," he said of Allen.

"I spoke to him (Liam) just now and he said he's had a bit of a bang on his leg and his legs aren't the biggest but I'm sure he'll be fine."

On a spirited Uruguay side, Williams added: "We needed to give them respect. They had done well to get into the competition and it was a massive game for them especially after some of the results we'd had and they were excited to get out on the field.

"Early on they came at us a little bit but we managed to weather the storm then get a couple of points on the board."