Tandy's hopeful on Adam Jones fitness
THE Ospreys expect Adam Jones to feature in Wales's autumn series, despite the prop being forced off with a knee injury in Leicester yesterday.
The 31-year-old left the pitch in the 48th minute, prompting immediate concerns about a problem that has hampered him in the early weeks of season.
But Steve Tandy insisted there was no major worry ahead of Wales's imminent Tests against Argentina, Samoa, New Zealand and Australia.
"It's not something we see as being a problem for the autumn series," said the Ospreys coach.
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"It's something we feel that has to be managed.
"From our point of view, we were pleased with the way Aaron Jarvis went. He has been doing well all season and produced another solid performance yesterday."
Tandy was also not pressing any panic buttons over Ryan Jones, who injured a leg in the first half. "Ryan has a dead leg. We kept him warmed up during the interval and he was able to dig in for the second half."
The Ospreys were unable to hold their lines for the full 80 against the Tigers, a late flurry seeing the hosts score three tries to clinch a bonus point.
"It's really disappointing," said Tandy.
"We probably have to get something out of the away game with Toulouse in December. But that is for another day.
"I don't think the final scoreline reflected the game against Leicester."