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Pat’s well on track


Written by Rob Otto (robdylan)

Posted in :Original Content, Sharks, Super Rugby on 14 Mar 2016 at 08:00
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There’s some really good news for both Sharks and Springbok supporters, courtesy of an interview with Pat Lambie in the Rapport newspaper over the weekend.

The injured Sharks captain told Hendrik CronjΓ© that his recovery from an AC joint injury sustained in pre-season is well on track and that he anticipates a return to the field of play in May – a good three or four weeks ahead of the Springboks’ incoming tour series against Ireland in June.

“I’ve already returned to training,” said Lambie, who underwent an operation in February, “and hope to be participating fully in training in about another three weeks.”

If the dates given in the interview pan out as expected, Lambie could well be fit to play for the Sharks against the Hurricanes in mid-May, their first fixture back from tour. That game is expected to be a real tester for the tour-weary squad and having a fit Lambie ready to step in would be a real godsend for the squad, particularly with a match in Argentina lined up for the following week.


15 Comments

  • Dragons! πŸ˜†

    Awesome news!

  • Comment 1, posted at 14.03.16 08:02:14 by Big Fish Reply
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  • Superb! Although this is very good news, I would caution throwing him straight in against the Canes. Gold should rather ease him in from the bench, and the start him the week after.

  • Comment 2, posted at 14.03.16 08:04:52 by Another Nick Reply

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  • That’s good news so early on a Monday morning!!

  • Comment 3, posted at 14.03.16 08:16:28 by JD Reply
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  • A+ for your rhyming headline Rob. Top drawer stuff for a Monday morning πŸ™‚

  • Comment 4, posted at 14.03.16 08:31:22 by vanmartin Reply
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  • That is some good news. Although the true test of the recovery will come when he starts pushing weights and taking contact. Depending how that goes will determine how quick he is back.

  • Comment 5, posted at 14.03.16 08:40:28 by SheldonK Reply

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  • @vanmartin (Comment 4) : What am I missing? πŸ™‚

  • Comment 6, posted at 14.03.16 08:43:40 by robdylan Reply
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  • Excellent…may the recovery continue according to plan…

  • Comment 7, posted at 14.03.16 08:54:57 by pastorshark Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 6) : Just having a go at rhyming ‘Pat’ with ‘track’. Not sure if it was intentional but I thought it was funny πŸ˜‰

  • Comment 8, posted at 14.03.16 08:58:14 by vanmartin Reply
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  • @vanmartin (Comment 8) : Too little coffee for one of us this morning. Not sure whether it’s you or me though. πŸ˜€

  • Comment 9, posted at 14.03.16 09:23:21 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 9) : never joke about java on a Monday morning!!!!!! 😯 😈

  • Comment 10, posted at 14.03.16 09:31:39 by JD Reply
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  • @vanmartin (Comment 8) : @robdylan (Comment 9) : Roses are red
    Violets are blue
    This poem sucks
    And doesn’t rhyme

  • Comment 11, posted at 14.03.16 10:02:10 by Culling Song Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 9) : That was posted before my cup of joe. In retrospect, it’s probably only myself that found the rhyming amusing. Anyway, can’t wait for Pat to be back on the attack 😈

  • Comment 12, posted at 14.03.16 10:07:28 by vanmartin Reply
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  • @Culling Song (Comment 11) : Replace the last line with “And so do you” and you’ve struck comedy gold my friend 😎

  • Comment 13, posted at 14.03.16 10:08:50 by vanmartin Reply
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  • @vanmartin (Comment 12) : Pat/attack… I see what you did there! :mrgreen:

  • Comment 14, posted at 14.03.16 10:10:38 by Culling Song Reply
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  • @Culling Song (Comment 11) : :mrgreen: That’s the way to chase away Monday blues…

  • Comment 15, posted at 14.03.16 10:14:52 by pastorshark Reply
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