Long layoff for Scarlets prop Phil John after knee injury
Scarlets prop Phil John is expected to be out for up to two months because of a knee injury.
The 33-year-old loosehead underwent surgery on Wednesday for treatment to a longstanding knee cartilage issue.
Scarlets head of medical Andrew Walker said: "For the health of his knee it was decided that taking the surgical route was the best option.
"We expect Phil to make a full recovery but is likely to be out for up to eight weeks."