SPRINGBOKS FLANKER Schalk Burger is likely to miss part of the Tri Nations after undergoing surgery on his hand on Sunday.
Burger was replaced at halftime during the Stormers’ 29-10 Super Rugby semifinal loss to the Crusaders on Saturday after dislocating his thumb and damaging ligaments in his right hand.
He is expected to be out of commission for between six to eight weeks.
The Springboks open their Tri Nations campaign against the Wallabies in Sydney on July 23.« Back to Archives
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Pressure is on Benji, but shouldn't we remember SBW went to France (Toulon) for 2 years to learn the game.
With all of the news around concussion do you think there should be safety measures in place for players to ensure they don't play on after a head know? How and who should police that?
With the start of club rugby upon us, how can we maintain the value of the clubs in player pathways and community spirit.