Four months out for Halfpenny

13th Mar 2014, 15:51

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Sidelined: Leigh Halfpenny

Sidelined: Leigh Halfpenny

Wales full-back Leigh Halfpenny has been sidelined for up to four months with the dislocated shoulder he suffered last week.

Wales full-back Leigh Halfpenny has been sidelined for up to four months with the dislocated shoulder that he suffered against England last Sunday.

The Welsh Rugby Union announced the news, adding that scrum-half Rhys Webb has been released from the squad with an ankle injury.

Halfpenny was in superb form off the tee against England, backing up an outstanding 12 months in the game that included his 2013 Lions heroics.