Pretoria - Blue Bulls hooker Jaco Visagie has been ruled out
for the remainder of the Currie Cup season with an ankle injury.
Visagie picked up the injury against the Sharks in Durban
two weeks ago. He sustained ligament damage and has been ruled out for the rest
of the year.
The long-term injury list has three new faces from last
Visagie (ankle, three/four months), Jannes Kirsten (ankle,
three months) and Roelof Smit (wrist, four months) have joined the regulars in
Irne Herbst (knee), Piet van Zyl (knee), Hanru Liebenberg (small bowel rupture,
twelve weeks), Callie Visagie (foot, three months), Morne Mellett (neck, four
months), Dennis Visser (ankle, three weeks), Nic de Jager (ankle, two months)
and Entienne Swanepoel (back, two weeks).
The Blue Bulls team to face the Pumas in Nelspruit on Friday
will be announced on Wednesday.