Rugby Championship

Bok blow as Combrinck suffers leg fracture

2016-08-28 09:40
Ruan Combrinck (Gallo)

Cape Town - The Springboks have been dealt an injury blow with news that winger Ruan Combrinck will be out of action after sustaining a fractured fibula against Argentina in the 26-24 loss in Salta on Saturday.

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Combrinck left the field in the 33rd minute and was replaced by Jesse Kriel.

He is expected to be sidelined for around six weeks.

The Springboks went on to suffer their first loss to the Pumas in Argentina after Santiago Gonzalez Iglesias kicked a winning penalty in the 77th minute.

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