HEREFORD striker Lance Smith is set to miss the opening four weeks of the season after breaking his toe.

The Bulls striker confirmed he sustained the injury during training.

Meanwhile, it has been confirmed that Under-18 player George Hayes has signed Southern League forms for the new season.

Hayes scored for Hereford in a pre-season friendly against Hereford Lads Club.

The Bulls  start their Southern League Premier Division campaign tomorrow with an away trip to Kings Langley.