PRO14

Bok loose forward to miss start of PRO14 season

Uzair Cassiem (Gallo)
Uzair Cassiem (Gallo)

Cape Town - Springbok loose forward and Scarlets No 8 Uzair Cassiem has suffered a leg injury in a pre-season friendly against Bath and will miss the start of the PRO14 season. 

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The 28-year-old, who played in eight Test matches under Allister Coetzee over 2016 and 2017, picked up the injury this past Friday.

The former Cheetah underwent a scan on Tuesday, which revealed a calf injury.

He is expected to make a full recovery and return to action within four weeks.

Scarlets are away at Ulster on Saturday in their first match of the new season. 

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