Sharks scrumhalf Louis Schreuder and centre Jeremy Ward will be sidelined for lengthy periods because of injuries sustained during pre-season matches.
Boom Prinsloo and Abongile Nonkontwana have been ruled out of the Blue Bulls’ match against Griquas on Friday.
The DHL Stormers will be without backs Cheslin Kolbe, Dan Kriel and Jean-Luc du Plessis when they take on the Kings in Port Elizabeth on Saturday. Kolbe sustained a lateral ankle ligament injury against the Jaguares at Newlands on Saturday and while it has been confirmed that he will be sidelined for Saturday’s game, it is not yet clear when… Read more →
Leolin Zas and Juan de Jongh suffered serious injuries in the Stormers’ pre-season friendly against the Lions in Cape Town on Saturday.
Jaco Kriel has been ruled out of the Springboks’ end-of-year tour after sustaining a knee injury in Japan, while Jannie du Plessis has been withdrawn from the squad.