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
With the series level, expect both teams to put it all on the line as they seek to win the deciding test in Sydney on Saturday night.