Get the Sport24 daily newsletter delivered to your Inbox!


    Brüssow to miss Sharks clash

    2014-07-01 07:25
    Cape Town - The Cheetahs will not able to call on the services of Heinrich Brüssow for their Super Rugby clash against the Sharks in Bloemfontein on Saturday.

    Coach Naka Drotské told the Volksblad website that the loose forward is still struggling with a groin injury and won't be risked for the game.

    Philip van der Walt (hand) and Jean Cook (shoulder) are ready for action again, while Oupa Mohoje has also returned from the Springboks.

    But with Boom Prinsloo and Lappies Labuschagné (both groin injuries) still out, the Cheetahs are a bit short at loose forward, which prompted the coach to call up Shimlas flank Henco Venter into the squad.

    There was, however, also some good news on the injury front for the Cheetahs.

    Returning Springboks Johan Goosen and Coenie Oosthuizen, who were both struggling with knee injuries, will be available for Saturday's clash at the Free State Stadium (19:10 kick-off).

    Read News24’s Comments Policy publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

    Comment on this story
    Comments have been closed for this article.
    Live Video Streaming
    • Blitz
      Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @00:00
    • SS1
      Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @01:00
    • SS2
      Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @02:00
    • SS3
      Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @03:00
    Video Highlights
    Sport Talk
    Most Read


    No results are available


    Rank Team P W Pts

    Opinion Poll

    Which South African franchise stands the best chance of winning this year's Super Rugby title?

    The ultimate Super Rugby quiz!

    There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.