Cassiem out of All Blacks test

Sun, 01 Oct 2017 10:42
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INJURY UPDATE: Springbok No,8 Uzair Cassiem has been ruled out of the upcoming Rugby Championship test against NEw Zealand in Cape Town.

The No.8 sustained a rib injury in the first half of the Springboks' 27-all draw with the Wallabies in Bloemfontein.

The magnitude of the injury still needs to be assess. The Springboks have not called up a replacement, but if needed, they will reveal the name in due course.

Meanwhile, prop Wilco Louw has been released to play for the Western Province against the Blue Bulls in a Currie Cup match on Sunday afternoon in Pretoria.

Louw will re-join the Springboks later on the same day in Cape Town.

The Springbok squad is due to arrive in Cape Town on Sunday afternoon ahead of their final fixture of the 2017 Rugby Championship against New Zealand on Saturday, October 7.

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