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Exeter Chiefs' Naqelevuki out for six weeks


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Article Published: Monday 7 November 2011


Exeter Chiefs centre Sireli Naqelevuki looks set to be out of Rugby for the next weeks after he broke his arm playing against Gloucester.

The Fijian powerhouse was forced from the field just past the hour mark and was immediately sent to hospital for checks on the injury.

Commenting afterwards, Chiefs head coach Rob Baxter said, "Obviously it is disappointing that we could lose him for a number of weeks, but injuries happen and you just have to get on with it. We have other good players here at the club, all of whom are capable of stepping up if nee

Scans have now confirmed that Naqelevuki will miss at least the opening two rounds of the Amlin Challenge Cup

Naqelevuki, who is the club's joint-top try scorer will miss Exeter's opening games against Perpignan and I Cavalieri Prato.

"He's going to be out for at least four-to-six weeks if it's a regulation break," head coach Rob Baxter told ERC Rugby

"If it's anything worse than that then, that time lengthens.

"Injuries happen in rugby and you've just got to get on with it.

"Obviously you want all your players fit, and Sireli's a great player, I'm not going to run away from that, but one man doesn't make a team. We've just got to move on."

Baxter will hope to have the 31-year-old available for his side's back-to-back games against Newport Gwent Dragons in Rounds 3 and 4 in December.

 
 
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P W D L PF PA BP Ttl
Saracens 2 2 0 0 46 29 0 8
Dragons 2 1 0 1 72 66 1 5
Bath Rugby
2 1 0 1 53 25 1 5
Gloucester Rugby 2 1 0 1 45 37 1 5
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P W D L PF PA BP Ttl
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Sale Sharks 2 1 0 1 45 58 1 5
London Irish 2 0 0 2 38 60 1 1
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LV= Cup Pool 3

P W D L PF PA BP Ttl
Leicester Tigers 2 2 0 0 46 29 1 9
Wasps 2 1 0 1 72 54 3 7
Newcastle Falcons 2 0 0 2 44 59 1 1
Scarlets 2 0 0 2 20 43 1 1
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LV= Cup Pool 4

P W D L PF PA BP Ttl
Exeter Chiefs 2 1 0 0 28 27 0 8
Harlequins 2 0 0 1 20 25 1 5
Ospreys 2 0 0 2 44 72 1 1
London Welsh 2 0 0 2 16 65 0 0
Note : Pool 1 plays Pool 4 and Pool 2 plays Pool 3.