Waratahs centre Ben Jacobs will miss the remainder of the Super 14 after rupturing the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee on Saturday against the Blues.Jacobs will undergo surgery on the injury on Thursday, the Waratahs said in a statement, as reported on News24.
“It’s really bad luck for BJ because he has made the number 13 jersey his own over the last couple of years,” Waratahs head coach Ewen McKenzie said.
“He’s a hugely underrated player and a good organiser in our backline so he’s going to be missed.
“We’ve got a number of options open to us, and with the way the backline plays it’s not like we’ll be lining up with guys who aren’t used to playing together.”
The Waratahs thrashed the Blues 37-16 in Sydney to rekindle their playoff hopes and next play fellow Australian side the Force in Perth on Saturday.Tweet