Rugby

Goosen out for 6 weeks with foot injury

2019-02-27 06:57
Johan Goosen (Gallo Images)

Montpellier - South Africa's Johan Goosen will be sidelined for up to six weeks with a foot injury, his club Montpellier said on Tuesday.

Goosen, 26, who retired from the sport in 2016 before joining the Top 14 runners up this summer - did not play in last weekend's loss to league leaders Toulouse with the problem.

The 13-time international has already missed a month and a half of the season with an ankle issue.

Struggling Montpellier are at risk of failing to reach the end of season play offs as they sit in a surprising ninth place in the league. Vern Cotter's outfit have already been knocked out of the Champions Cup.

Powerful former Fiji wing Nemani Nadolo has returned to training after sitting out more than six weeks with a knee issue.

However, Nadolo, 31, who announced his retirement from international rugby in January, a matter of months from the Rugby World Cup in Japan, remains a doubt for Saturday's league game against Bordeaux-Begles.

France squad member Yacouba Camara has been released to play for Cotter's side for this weekend's Top 14 match due to the Six Nations' fallow week.

Read more on:    montpellier  |  johan goosen  |  rugby

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...

Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

The 2018/19 Absa Premiership season is in full swing. Will Mamelodi Sundowns retain their title? Or can one of Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates, Wits, SuperSport United - or another team perhaps - snatch glory from the Brazilians? Be sure to visit Sport24 for all the latest news!

Latest blogs
Vote

Which of the 4 South African team will finish with the fewest Super Rugby SA Conference points?

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.