Connacht flanker Willie Faloon ruled out for five months

Willie Faloon is helped off the pitch on Saturday

Connacht flanker Willie Faloon will be sidelined for up to five months with a foot injury sustained in Saturday's Pro12 defeat by Ulster in Galway.

The 27-year-old, who joined Connacht from Ulster last year, will require surgery on the injury.

In a further blow hooker Jason Harris-Wright has been ruled out for four to six weeks after he tore a bicep in the 18-7 defeat at the Sportsground.

Connacht are back in action against the Ospreys in Galway on Saturday.

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