Wed 30 Aug 2017 | 03:27

Prop cleared to tour with Boks Down Under

Springbok coach Allister Coetzee chats to reporters in Cape Town after win in Salta. by rugby365
Wed 30 Aug 2017 | 03:27

Prop cleared to tour with Boks Down Under

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Oosthuizen, 28, underwent a scan in Durban on Tuesday, to examine the rib injury he sustained in the South Africa's 41-23 over Argentina in Salta last Saturday.

The scan revealed no fracture.
 
Oosthuizen will therefore join the Springboks when they reassemble in Johannesburg on Friday.

Konrad von Hagen, the Springboks' team doctor, confirmed that the front row forward will only be considered for selection for the Rugby Championship Test against Australia in Perth on September 9 if his pain and discomfort settles sufficiently.

The following week the Springboks play New Zealand in Albany.

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Prop Cleared To Tour With Boks Down Under | Rugby365