Tom James - Had an operation on his groin to repair damage to a long term injury, and is also recovering from a shoulder injury sustained on the Wales tour of north America. He is expected to be back in action in mid October.
Gethin Jenkins - Injured his shoulder playing for the British and Irish Lions in the second test against World Champions South Africa. He is expected to be out until late October early November.
Martyn Williams - Injured his shoulder while touring South Africa with the British and Irish Lions. He is also expected to be out until late October early November.