Scarlets wing Kristian Phillips sidelined for a month

Kristian Phillips
Kristian Phillips joined Scarlets from Ospreys in 2012.

Scarlets have confirmed wing Kristian Phillips will be out for four weeks with a fractured cheekbone

Phillips, 24, was replaced after only three minutes of the 28-13 Pro12 home win over Zebre.

The Welsh region had 18 players absent for Saturday's match at Parc y Scarlets because of international call-ups and injuries.

Wayne Pivac's side host English champions Northampton Saints in the LV= Cup on Friday.

George Earle will captain the side with Rob McCusker and Jordan Williams returning from injury and Kieron Hardy set to make his debut at full-back.