Wales international Taulupe Faletau is out of his country’s upcoming November Tests after breaking his arm, his club Bath have announced.
The 27-year-old picked up the injury as his side suffered defeat at the hands of Exeter Chiefs on Friday.
Faletau was set to feature for Wales against Scotland, Australia, Tonga and South Africa next month.
INJURY NEWS | Bath Rugby can confirm that Taulupe Faletau broke his arm during last week’s Gallagher Premiership fixture against Exeter Chiefs. We wish him a speedy recovery. pic.twitter.com/JOc8eSiw9T
— Bath Rugby (@bathrugby) October 9, 2018
Bath have yet to confirm how long Faletau will be sidelined for. The back row has made a total of 72 international appearances and he also featured for the British Lions in tours to Australia and New Zealand.
Faletau has started four of the opening five matches for his club this season.