Du Plessis ruled out

2013-11-19 00:00

DESPERATE efforts to rush Sharks tighthead Jannie du Plessis to Paris ahead of Saturday’s Test against France have failed and the Springboks have now called up the uncapped Bulls prop Frik Kirsten instead.

“He is still in the six-week recuperating period from the hand fracture so he won’t be able to join the Springboks,” Kourie said.

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