Cheetahs: Brussow ruled out of sSuper 14 with suspected cruciate ligament tear

2010-03-08 00:00

A SERIOUS knee injury has ruled Bok flank Heinrich Brussow out of the Super 14 as well as the Test programme which starts in June.

Brussow was injured on the final whistle in their 28-12 win over the Hurricanes in Bloemfontein.

It is thought he tore a cruciate knee ligament. He was carried from the field on a stretcher.

Cheetahs assistant coach Hawies Fourie told reporters the full extent of the damage will be known only after surgery, but believes Brussow will be sidelined for the rest of the year.

Brussow has been in outstanding form for the Cheetahs and the Boks and Fourie described him as “the fighter in the team” .


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