More injury concerns for Pumas

Mon, 12 Sep 2016 10:40
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INJURY UPDATE: The Pumas have a number of injury concerns to contend with after their 14-41 loss to the Blue Bulls last Saturday in the Currie Cup Premier Division.

Marne Coetzee has torn to his groin muscle and will have a follow-up on Wednesday, while Marlou van Niekerk will have a scan on Monday for an injury to the peroneal tendon in his ankle.

Devon Williams is being evaluated for a hamstring strain and Renaldo Bothma has a contusion on his calf and will go for a scan on Monday. 

Wiehan Hay is visiting the doctor for inflammation (plantar fasciitis) in his heel. flyhalf Francois Brummer is doing limited training with a shoulder injury. 

In long term injury news, scrumhalf Kevin Luiters picked up a bruised knee against Boland on September 2 and a management plan for him is being decided later on Monday. 

Hooker Francois du Toit is visiting the chiropractor for a bruise to the sacroiliac joint in his lower back and prop Khwezi Mona is doing limited training with his ankle sprain and will have a clearance test on Monday.

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Ospreys v Dragons 14h00 Liberty Stadium
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Team P W D L Pts
Free State Cheetahs 8 8 0 0 39
Blue Bulls 8 6 0 2 30
Western Province 8 5 0 3 27
Golden Lions 8 5 0 3 26
Sharks 8 5 0 3 25
Griquas 8 4 0 4 21
Boland 8 2 0 6 11
Pumas 8 1 0 7 10
EP Kings 8 0 0 8 1