Rugby World Cup 2015: Wales' Samson Lee quits ferreting
|Rugby World Cup: Wales v Uruguay|
|Venue: Millennium Stadium, Cardiff Date: 20 September Kick-off: 14:30 BST|
|Coverage: Live on BBC Radio 5 live and sports extra, BBC local radio, plus live text commentary on every match on the BBC Sport website|
|Further coverage: BBC Radio Wales, BBC Radio Cymru, BBC Radio Scotland, BBC Radio Ulster and BBC Local Radio|
Wales prop Samson Lee has quit his ferreting for rabbits to help ensure he remains fit for the World Cup.
"The last thing I want is to slip and rupture my Achilles again. I'm trying to keep off it," said 22-year-old Lee.
Lee, Aaron Jarvis and Tomas Francis are Wales' main tight-head options.
Lee, who has won 12 caps, added: "My first goal was first to get back playing. If I am back playing, then I can get out in the fields and catch a few rabbits."
Ex-Wales and British and Irish Lions prop Adam Jones has described Lee as a "once-in-a-generation" tight-head.
Wales face tournament hosts England at Twickenham on Saturday, 26 September, before games against Fiji and Australia in Pool A as they bid for a place in the quarter-finals.
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Lee's 'step-by-step' recovery
Lee said he did not follow a set timescale as he tried to regain fitness, instead targeting "goals every week".
He added: "It was step by step. I went running, then I got back scrummaging.
"Being sidelined gives you a chance to work on other parts of your body - your upper body strength, your neck.
|What is ferreting?|
|A ferret is used to flush rabbits into pre-placed self closing nets. But it is also possible to use dogs|
|The ferret will work quickly, quietly and effectively to scare the rabbit out from its barrow|
|A jill (female ferret) is more typically used in a hunt than a hob (male ferret)|
"You don't want to lose your neck strength for scrummaging. I was very nervous getting back into it, but with more repetitions I got more confidence."
Lee's fellow Scarlet Liam Williams also returns from injury against Uruguay after foot surgery in June.
With Leigh Halfpenny ruled out of the tournament by a serious knee injury, Williams is Wales' only specialist full-back.
Williams said: "I feel really sorry for Leigh. He's a great player who has been brilliant for Wales over the years."
Williams' hopes for Wales' footballers
Williams hopes he and friend Jazz Richards, a member of the Wales football team, can both celebrate in October.
Chris Coleman's side need only a point from their remaining two Group B games, against Bosnia-Herzegovina and Andorra, to seal a place at Euro 2016.
Wales' footballers travel to Bosnia on 10 October, on the day Wales' rugby team face Australia at Twickenham.
Williams said: "It would be great if we could beat Australia and perhaps qualify for the quarter-finals, and they could go on to the finals of the Euros."