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FL Update: Carter ruled out of Cheetahs match

Written by Andre Bosch (KSA Shark ©)

Posted in :In the news, Super 14 on 16 Apr 2010 at 07:24
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Crusaders first-five Dan Carter has been ruled out of tomorrow’s Super 14 match against the Cheetahs at AMI Stadium due to a hip joint injury.

The Crusaders’ Official website reports that Carter picked up the injury, which is expected to be only a short-term problem, early in the week.

He was tested at the Crusaders captain’s run this morning and a decision was made to withdraw him from the match.

Dan Bowden, who was initially listed on the reserves bench, will move to the first-five position to make his Crusaders debut.

Wider training group player Tu Umaga-Marshall comes on to the reserves bench. It will be the first time he has been included in the Crusaders match-day squad.

Halfback Andy Ellis, who missed last week’s match against the Waratahs with concussion and was bracketed with Willi Heinz on the bench for tomorrow night’s match, has been ruled out.

Crusaders team to play Cheetahs at AMI Stadium, kick-off 7.35pm:

1. Wyatt Crockett
2. Ti’i Paulo
3. Ben Franks
4. Chris Jack
5. Sam Whitelock
6. George Whitelock
7. Richie McCaw (c)
8. Thomas Waldrom
9. Kahn Fotuali’i
10. Dan Bowden
11. Sean Maitland
12. Ryan Crotty
13. Tim Bateman
14. Jared Payne
15. Colin Slade

16. Dan Perrin
17. Owen Franks
18. Brad Thorn
19. Jonathan Poff
20. Willi Heinz
21. Tu Umaga-Marshall
22. Zac Guildford


  • Get Carter out of your starting XV NOW or he is going to cost you valuable points this weekend.

  • Comment 1, posted at 16.04.10 07:26:07 by KSA Shark © Reply
    KSA Shark ©Head Coach
  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 1) :

    How’s that for good sportsmanship. :razz: ;-)

    Hurry up before the round is locked.

  • Comment 2, posted at 16.04.10 07:29:21 by KSA Shark © Reply
    KSA Shark ©Head Coach
  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 2) : Wish I saw this before I picked the Saders on SB by a 1000. :grin:

  • Comment 3, posted at 16.04.10 07:50:36 by FireTheLooser Reply
    Assistant coach
  • @FireTheLooser (Comment 3) :

    Hehehehhee. :mrgreen:

    Last night at 23:30 when I went to bed this still wasn’t confirmed. First thing this am when i got up i checked to confirm.

  • Comment 4, posted at 16.04.10 07:56:09 by KSA Shark © Reply
    KSA Shark ©Head Coach
  • Just in time to get Carter my captain out of the starting 15 …..Thanks :grin:

  • Comment 5, posted at 16.04.10 08:52:05 by Pokkel Reply
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  • FL is too much maintenance!! :roll: :???:

  • Comment 6, posted at 16.04.10 09:04:43 by wpw Reply
    wpwAssistant coach
  • @wpw (Comment 6) : Jy’s net n luigat :mrgreen: ;-) Werk jy by die huis vanoggend??

  • Comment 7, posted at 16.04.10 09:12:14 by Pokkel Reply
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  • @Pokkel (Comment 5) :

    :oops: I had the same situation. Saw Carter as kicking 1000 conversions against the Cheetahs. Glad I checked this morning or else i would have been REALLY pissed.

    I hate being a good sportsman. :razz: :roll:

  • Comment 8, posted at 16.04.10 09:22:42 by KSA Shark © Reply

    KSA Shark ©Head Coach
  • That’s finished me off…..thanks for that :twisted: :twisted:

  • Comment 9, posted at 16.04.10 09:31:15 by Hertford Highlander Reply
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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 8) : You’re to far ahead of me to really be a threat to you but thanks anyway

  • Comment 10, posted at 16.04.10 09:32:05 by Pokkel Reply
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  • @FireTheLooser (Comment 3) : got saders by 8 :mrgreen:

  • Comment 11, posted at 16.04.10 13:51:15 by Chaz Reply

    ChazTeam captain
  • @wpw (Comment 6) : agree me print and go for the top score with the players and then make me picks but its a lot of work ;-)

  • Comment 12, posted at 16.04.10 13:52:41 by Chaz Reply

    ChazTeam captain
  • Well its good news for the cheetahs :mrgreen:

  • Comment 13, posted at 16.04.10 13:53:14 by Chaz Reply

    ChazTeam captain

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