De Jongh 50-50 to play

2013-10-16 00:00

CAPE TOWN — Western Province coach Allister Coetzee has said he is unsure whether Juan de Jongh will recover in time to play against the Golden Lions in their Currie Cup semi-final at Newlands.

De Jongh failed a late fitness test last Friday before WP’s match against Sharks after struggling with a hamstring injury. He was replaced by Michael van der Spuy against the Sharks.

“Juan at this point in time is still 50-50,” said Coet­zee. “By [today] we’ll have a good indication as to how he is. We’ll take as much time as possible to make the decision.”

Kick-off at Newlands Stadium is at 2.30 pm on Saturday.

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