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    Lions suffer Minnie blow

    2014-02-24 17:27

    Johannesburg - Lions vice-captain Derick Minnie has fractured his cheek bone during his side's 34-10 victory over the Stormers at the weekend, the team has announced on Monday.

    Minnie suffered the injury after a collision with Schalk Burger during the game at Ellis Park, Johannesburg, on Saturday.

    The Lions medical staff said they were positive Minnie would make a speedy recovery.

    Meanwhile, loose forward Willie Britz had recovered from his hip flexor injury and would be considered for selection ahead of this weekend's clash with the Bulls.

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