Richard Ferguson

Habana out while trio return


Written by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson)

Posted in :Original Content, Stormers, Super Rugby on 11 Mar 2013 at 15:21
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Bryan Habana’s injury has been confirmed and will rule him out for 10 weeks. Habana partially tore the medial collateral ligament in his left knee.

The loss of Habana is offset with news that Jaco Taute, Juan de Jongh and Michael Rhodes will return to the selection frame for the match against the Brumbies, after their bye this weekend.

Coach Allister Coetzee was pleased with the news that three players return from injury, while he wished Bryan Habana the best in his recovery. He was quoted as saying that Gerhard van der Heever had a great game as replacement, and it is expected that he will take Habana’s jersey.

It remains to be seen whether Jaco taute will return to the starting team, while Juan de Jongh is expected to start at outside centre while Jean de Villiers moves closer to the action in place of Damien de Allende. Michael Rhodes’ involvement is still unknown.


9 Comments

  • Sorry Bryan, hope you get well soon.

  • Comment 1, posted at 11.03.13 16:09:19 by VinChainSaw Reply
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  • it’s a shame. We won’t see him again, will we?

  • Comment 2, posted at 11.03.13 16:18:51 by robdylan Reply
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  • And Schalk?

  • Comment 3, posted at 11.03.13 17:04:31 by McLovin Reply

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  • @McLovin (Comment 3) : who now?

  • Comment 4, posted at 11.03.13 17:06:19 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 4) : Yes him. 😉

  • Comment 5, posted at 11.03.13 17:08:57 by McLovin Reply

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  • Get well soon Habs.

  • Comment 6, posted at 11.03.13 18:07:26 by Big Fish Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 4) : @McLovin (Comment 5) : Schalk is like a ninja – we all know he’s there but nobody can see him.

  • Comment 7, posted at 11.03.13 20:11:46 by JD Reply
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  • Schalk was expected back in time for the tour but at Saturdays press conference Allister was uhming and aahing quite a bit and wouldn’t commit to an answer.

  • Comment 8, posted at 12.03.13 08:53:33 by Clayton(PJLD) Reply
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  • @Clayton(PJLD) (Comment 8) : So 2014 then. 😐

  • Comment 9, posted at 12.03.13 10:31:25 by McLovin Reply

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