Warburton suffers suspected fractured cheekbone

Sam Warburton

Sam Warburton has featured in four of Cardiff Blues’ five Pro12 games this season

Wales captain Sam Warburton will have a scan on Monday after suffering a suspected fractured cheekbone in Cardiff Blues’ 13-16 defeat by Leinster on Saturday.

Warburton, 27, was forced to leave the field early in the first half and replaced by Josh Navidi.

The flanker took a heavy blow to the face from Josh van der Flier.

Cardiff Blues suffered their first defeat of the Pro12 season as Leinster turned around a 10-point deficit.

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