Cape Town - Stormers flank Nizaam Carr
missed the team’s pre-season training camp in Hermanus after contracting a
virus which saw him being admitted to hospital.
After completing training on Monday, the
Springbok started feeling sick and was taken to hospital later that evening
suffering with aching body pains, severe headaches and a high fever.
Following a number of blood and other
tests, however, Carr was given the all-clear.
“Flanker Nizaam Carr was admitted to
hospital earlier this week for precautionary reasons after contracting a viral
infection,” the Stormers posted on their official website.
Fellow loose forward Siya Kolisi (tight
hamstring) also sat our training on Thursday and will remain sidelined until
Monday as a precautionary measure, while centre Johnny Kotze suffered a minor
ankle sprain earlier this week and will be out of action for approximately