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Springbok backliner Jaque Fourie looks set to miss both Tests against Wales next month because of a Medial ligament tear in his elbow.


Fourie du Preez will miss all three warm up games for the TriNations but Schalk Burger could return for the Italian Test.


The bok camp that assembled this week has issued the following medical report on injured players:


Heini Adams
Injury: Lower leg – bone bruise
Time out: Awaiting Specialist Opinion
Unavailable for: Wales Test – Bfn


Schalk Burger
Injury: Right knee – Ligament tear
Time out: 4 weeks
Unavailable for: Wales Test – Bfn, Wales Test – Pta


Tonderai Chavhanga
Injury: Hamstring tear
Time out: +/- 1-2 weeks
Unavailable for: None, pending a fitness test


Jaque Fourie
Injury: Elbow – Medial ligament tear
Time out: Awaiting Specialist Opinion – +/- 4 weeks
Unavailable for: Wales Test – Bfn, Wales Test – Pta, Italy


Fourie du Preez
Injury: Fractured Hand
Time out: 6 weeks
Unavailable for: Wales Test – Bfn, Wales Test – Pta, Italy


Zane Kirchner
Injury: Groin
Time out: Surgery or 6-12 weeks
Unavailable for: Wales Test – Bfn, Wales Test – Pta, Italy


Chiliboy Ralepelle
Injury: Right knee – surgery successful
Time out: +/- 1-2 weeks
Unavailable for: None, pending a fitness test


Wikus van Heerden
Injury: Left knee – surgery successful
Time out: Awaiting Specialist Opinion – +/- 2 weeks
Unavailable for: Wales Test – Bfn


Duanne Vermeulen
Injury: Neck – Disc Lesion
Time out: Awaiting Specialist Opinion – may require surgery
Unavailable for: Wales Test – Bfn, Wales Test – Pta, Italy

 

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