Watson possibly out for the season
Eastern Province (EP) Kings captain, Luke Watson, is likely to miss the remainder of the Currie Cup season due to a concussion he sustained during a match against the Blue Bulls in August.
Kings medical team has expressed concern over the injury as well as his recovery time.
Watson is due to undergo a MRI scan on Tuesday to determine the extent of the injury; however the chance of him returning to the field this season seems grim.
The Kings have not won a single game in this year’s Currie Cup after six straight losses.
According to the King’s medical team, hooker Edgar Marutlulle, will also be out of the game for two weeks due to a shoulder injury, with David Bullbring out as well, following an ankle injury. Both injuries were sustained whilst playing against the Blue Bulls over the past weekend.
The EP Kings will next face the Free State Cheetahs at the Nelson Mandela Stadium in Port Elizabeth on Saturday the 20th of September.
Photo Caption: Luke Watson sustained a concussion during a game against the Blue Bulls last month. Photo courtesy of www.varietysports.wordpress.com
Toyota Free State Cheetah coach, Naka Drotske, has announced his team who will be taking on the Cell C Sharks for their Super Rugby match in Bloemfontein on Saturday afternoon.
DHL Western Province Stormers coach, Allister Coetzee, is worried about the availability of lock, Eben Etzebeth for this week’s Super Rugby match.
Cell C Sharks Director of Rugby, Gary Gold, has defended centre Frans Steyn’s aggressive tactics used in the Super Rugby match against the DHL Western Province Stormers at Newlands on Saturday.
Emirates Golden Lions coach, Johan Ackermann, has announced his team that will be facing the Blues for their 2015 Super Rugby match at the North Harbour Stadium in Auckland on Saturday.
Toyota Free State Cheetahs fullback, Willie le Roux, has said that there currently is good energy within his team, who are preparing for their fourth 2015 Super Rugby match against the Vodacom Blue Bulls at the Free State Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
The Emirates Golden Lions Rugby Union has let former Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University Madibaz coach, Brent Janse van Rensburg, out of his current contract in order for him to join the Eastern Province Kings as their defence coach.
Vodacom Blue Bulls loose forward, Arno Botha, has been recovering well from his pectoral muscle tear and will be returning to training next week.
DHL Western Province Stormers coach, Allister Coetzee, has announced his team who will take on the Emirates Golden Lions for their third Super Rugby match at the Ellis Park on Saturday afternoon.
Emirates Golden Lions coach, Johan Ackermann, has made several changes to his team for the Super Rugby match against the DHL Western Province Stormers at Emirates Airline Park in Johannesburg on Saturday.
DHL Western Province Stormers captain, Duane Vermeulen, has said that he is very happy with the way his team performed in their second Super Rugby match against the Blues at Newlands this past weekend, where they won 27-16.
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