Injury scare for Pienaar

2014-12-23 11:06
Ruan Pienaar (Getty Images)
Cape Town - Springbok scrumhalf Ruan Pienaar's latest injury scare is not as serious as initially feared, his Irish club announced.

Pienaar twisted his knee playing for Ulster against Welsh club Ospreys at the weekend.

There were concerns that Pienaar had suffered a recurrence of the knee ligament problem which he suffered playing for the Springboks against the All Blacks in Wellington in September.

However, a scan on Monday revealed no significant injury, Ulster posted on their official website.

His progress will continue to be monitored however, he is expected to resume training this week.

Pienaar twisted the knee and had to be helped off the field by medical staff before half-time in the 31-20 loss at the Liberty Stadium in Swansea.

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