Shane Duffy is been ruled out of the Republic of Ireland's upcoming World Cup qualifier against Wales.
The defender broke a bone in his foot during Brighton's 3-0 Championship loss to Nottingham Forest last weekend.
The severity of the damage means the Derry man will be sidelined for at least six weeks out.
Martin O'Neill's men face Wales on the 24th of March at the Aviva Stadium.
Seagulls boss Chris Hughton is gutted to lose Duffy: