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Injury News: In-form Telusa Veainu is added to the injured list

Leicester Tigers full-back Telusa Veainu faces a lengthy spell on the sidelines after suffering a broken jaw in Saturday’s 33-10 European Cup defeat by Munster in Limerick.

The Tongan, who has been in excellent form for Tigers this season, sustained the injury in a clash of heads as Andrew Conway challenged him for a high ball in the 46 minute.



Head coach Matt O’Connor’s immediate task is to find somebody to fill in for Veainu in next week’s reverse fixture at Welford Road, although there is the possibility of Tigers being bolstered by the return of centres Manu Tuilagi and Matt Toomua. A

Australia hooker Tatafu Polota-Nau should also be available to make his debut.

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