NEWPORT County AFC will assess a trio of players who were forced off during Tuesday’s 3-3 draw with Forest Green Rovers ahead of Saturday’s trip to Yeovil Town.

Hat-trick hero Paul Hayes was suffering from cramp as he was replaced by Marlon Jackson on 66 minutes and should be fit to face Yeovil.

Defender and stand-in captain Mark O’Brien looks less likely to feature against the Glovers after appearing to sustain a hamstring injury before being replaced by Emmanuel Osadebe in the 69th minute.

Midfielder Robbie Willmott was also withdrawn as a precautionary measure late on, with Josh Sheehan taking his place.

“It didn’t help us that we had to make forced substitutions,” said manager Michael Flynn after the match.

“Believe me, I would have liked to have kept all three on the pitch.

“I don’t know how bad they are,” he added. “We always look at them the next morning or 48 hours later because what feels like a hamstring tear could just be a bit of cramp or muscle soreness.

“We’ll see and we’ll get ready to go again on Saturday.”

Frank Nouble missed Tuesday’s match – the first League Two match he has not played any part in this season – and he could also sit out the trip to Yeovil.

“He’s got a bit of a stiff groin,” explained Flynn. “I could have put him on the bench but his partner’s expecting a child so I just thought it was for the best that he was on hand for his wife.

“But he’s not the brightest and he turned up to watch!

“I don’t know about Saturday,” he added. “Something else I’ve got to take into consideration is that he’s one card away from a two-game ban and I think that might finish after Saturday.

“So I might have to take it on the chin and he might miss Saturday to avoid missing two.”

Scot Bennett is still ruled out with a hamstring injury but County will welcome back captain Joss Labadie on Saturday following the conclusion of his two-match suspension.