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    Taute fears confirmed

    2013-04-08 20:31
    Cape Town - The Stormers have confirmed that fullback Jaco Taute will miss the rest of the 2013 season after a horror knee injury over the weekend.

    Taute severely damaged his anterior cruciate (ACL) knee ligaments when he was tackled by Cheetahs wing Willie le Roux midway through the first half of their Super Rugby clash in Bloemfontein.

    Coach Allister Coetzee on Monday confirmed that Taute ruptured his ACL ligaments. He will undergo surgery to repair his damaged knee.

    This could mean the end of Taute's stay in Cape Town as the 22-year-old was loaned form the Lions for the Super Rugby competition.

    In other injury news, flyhalf Elton Jantjies will miss their match against the Sharks this week with a medial knee ligament strain. Jantjies should, however, be ready to play in about three weeks.

    “He could be ready for the first tour match (against the Hurricanes in Palmerston North on April 26),” Coetzee told the Stormers website. “It’s not torn, it’s an old injury which he aggravated.”

    Bryan Habana and Gerhard van den Heever (knee injuries), Tiaan Liebenberg (elbow), Eben Etzebeth (ankle), Peter Grant (ankle) and Schalk Burger (knee) are other injury casualties for the Cape side.

    The Stormers are currently 11th on the overall Super Rugby log, and second last in the South African Conference.

    The Stormers' clash against the Sharks kicks off at 17:05.



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