As the title says....fortunately the wheel appears to be ok aftre Audi inspection and its just the tyre - which incidentally had about 4.5mm of decent tread left.
Audi also recommended the same replacement for the opposite side - so new front tyres all round.
I've read various reviews but wanted to keep all 4 with same brand so went for like for like replacements.
Managed to get the deadler down to £221 per tyre fitted, so £442 later and not a great start to the week.
I will be taking a few photos of the pothole and sending in a letter with a claim but I won't be holding my breath either!!
If there is one thing that puts me off having a decent car in low profiles, its our damn roads!!