Wales No.8 breaks arm...again
INJURY UPDATE: Wales’ Six Nations preparation has been overshadowed with constant injuries worries.
Faletau sustained the injury during Bath’s Champions Cup match against Wasps. The first was his first game back for the Premiership side after fracturing a forearm playing for Bath in October.
That injury made sure the 28-year-old missed the entire November Test series, while the latest will sidelined for up to 8 weeks, meaning he will miss Six Nations.
The No.8 will be in a rush to get fully fit for the World Cup in Japan later in the year.
Faletau’s adds to Wales’ back row injury list, which includes other Lions flank Dan Lydiate (elbow), Aaron Shingler (knee), Ellis Jenkins (knee), James Davies (foot), while Ross Moriarty hasn’t played since being concussed on December 15.
Head coach Warren Gatland names his Wales squad for the Six Nations on Tuesday.
The side open their campaign with a fixture against France in Paris on February 1.
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