Agence France-PresseOctober 22, 2013 06:51
Cardiff Blues and Wales hooker Matthew Rees is to undergo testicular surgery, his club announced Tuesday.
Rees, 32, will now have "an enforced spell away from rugby", a Cardiff statement said.
Former Wales captain Rees, the current Blues skipper, has won 58 caps for his country and played in the 2009 British and Irish Lions Test series against South Africa.
"Cardiff Blues have today (Tuesday) announced that club captain Matthew Rees is to have an enforced spell away from rugby," a Cardiff statement said.