Kings lose Jaer for six weeks
Cape Town - Southern Kings head coach Deon
Davids has confirmed that utility back Malcolm Jaer will be out
for approximately six weeks following a broken hand sustained during their 45-10 defeat
against the Lions on the weekend.
In addition lock Schalk Oelofse will also miss the Kings' next match against Jaguares in South America.
“Schalk Oelofse has also picked
up a concussion during the game and will not be available for the tour to
Argentina this weekend,” he said.
Davids said Oelofse would be
evaluated by the medical team on an ongoing basis in line with the head injury
protocols and would only begin training again once he was cleared by the
Davids confirmed that Sti
Sithole, who had sustained an elbow injury during the Bulls game, and
Edgar Marutlulle, who had sustained a knee injury, were both returning to
training this week.
"Both players are still
being monitored and evaluated by the medical team," he said.
The Kings' match against the Jaguares will kick off at 23:40 SA time on Saturday.