Rugby World Cup: Wales win but suffer more injury problems

Last updated at 09:18
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Cory Allen goes off injured during Wales's opening game against Uruguay

Wales suffered more injury problems despite beating Uruguay 54-9 in their opening game of the Rugby World Cup.

Cory Allen, who plays in the centre position, scored a hat-trick of tries, but had to go off in the second half with a leg injury.

He is now set to miss the rest of the tournament.

Other Welsh players, Samson Lee, Paul James, Dan Lydiate, and Aaron Jarvis all received injuries in the match too.

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Wales now have seven players who have been injured

Star player Leigh Halfpenny was already ruled out of the tournament after getting injured in a warm up match against Italy.

Wales's next match in Pool A is against hosts England on Saturday at London's Twickenham Stadium.