Cape Town - The Kings have been dealt a double injury blow on the back of the
side’s spirited 34-41 defeat to the Scarlets in last Friday’s PRO14
Round 7 match at Madibaz Stadium.
Andisa Ntsila, who did not return to the field in the second half of the match
on Friday, has been ruled out of action for this week’s Round 8 clash against PRO14 defending champions, Leinster.
back-rower sustained a knee injury in the match, and will undergo scans this
week to ascertain the extent of the injury.
Luvuyo Pupuma will also be unavailable for selection this week after sustaining
a shoulder injury. The 26-year-old front-rower will continue being monitored by
the Kings medical team and is seeing a specialist this
“This week we
have two new injuries – that of Andisa Ntsila, who hurt his knee, and Luvuyo
Pupuma, who has a shoulder injury,” confirmed team doctor Gershwin Kortje on
players will unfortunately not be available for selection for this weekend’s
match against Leinster. They are undergoing the necessary scans this week in
order to establish the full prognosis of their injuries.”
The rest of the Kings injury list includes:
Bobby de Wee
Pieter Scholtz (shoulder)