Kings lose Vulindlu for Sharks trip
Cape Town - The Southern Kings had only one injury
casualty following their Vodacom Super Rugby match against the Stormers on
Centre Luzuko Vulindlu sustained a
concussion in the side's 41-10 defeat, and, due to the normal
concussion protocol, will be sidelined for a minimum of a week.
The 29-year-old will
therefore miss the clash against his former
Sharks side in Durban on Saturday (kick-off at 19:30).
Meanwhile, the Kings welcomed back lock
Mzwanele Zito and scrumhalf Louis Schreuder to training on Monday.
pair sustained concussions against the Sunwolves in Singapore on March 4 and will likely
be available for selection this week should they get through their return to
Locks Wandile Putuma and Sintu Manjezi, who
have been recovering from knee niggles, have also fully recovered and are back
at full training this week.
On the long-term injury list, flank CJ
Velleman continues to make good progress with his knee rehabilitation and is
expected back at training in April.
Lock Cameron Lindsay is doing well with his
rehabilitation of his injured left knee which ruled him out for 12 weeks.
Team doctor Konrad von Hagen is pleased
with the progress being made by scrumhalf Rudi van Rooyen. Van Rooyen
sustained an ankle injury in the match against the Sunwolves which required
surgery in Pretoria last week.
Van Rooyen will be out of action for up to