Currie Cup

No Visser, Kriel for Bulls

2014-09-01 13:34
Jesse Kriel (Gallo)
Pretoria - Blue Bulls fullbacks Jurgen Visser and Jesse Kriel will not be available for Saturday's Currie Cup match against the Golden Lions at Loftus Versfeld.

Visser, in fact, will miss the rest of the season due to a foot injury and will be out of action for four months, whilst Kriel injured an ankle and will be out of two weeks.

Kriel's injury was picked up against Western Province on Saturday and the match also claimed prop Hencus van Wyk, who will spend two weeks on the touchlines.

Jacques du Plessis (quad, Tuesday), Van Wyk (ligament, 2-3 weeks), Kriel (ankle, 2-3 weeks) and Grant Hattingh (ankle Tuesday) will sit out training on Monday, team doctor Org Strauss confirmed.

Tony Jantjies (concussion) and Jacques-Louis Potgieter (ribs/tonsilitis) have made a full recoveries and will train on Monday.

Visser joins Pierre Spies, Arno Botha, Firk Kirsten, Jaco Visagie and Flip van der Merwe on the long term injury list, while Morne Mellett (knee) will be out for another two to three weeks.

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