Halfpenny poised to rejoin Lions

RUGBY UNION: Injured Wales wing Leigh Halfpenny could rejoin the British and Irish Lions squad as early as this weekend.<br /><br />Halfpenny, sent back to Cardiff Blues to recover, is almost over his thigh problem and poised to fly to South Africa to join the squad in the next few days. Blues physio Tim Atter said: &ldquo;Hopefully he can meet up with the Lions on the weekend or early next week.&rdquo;