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PICTURE: Bakkies tweets X-ray

Bakkies Botha (Twitter)
Bakkies Botha (Twitter)
Cape Town - Springbok and Toulon lock Bakkies Botha has tweeted an X-ray showing nine steel pins inserted into a plate in his broken arm.

The Springbok and Toulon lock successfully underwent an operation to have a plate inserted in his arm after he broke it in Toulon's 23-10 Top 14 defeat against Brive.

Botha is expected be out for two-and-a-half months, and he has indicated that his rehabilitation is on track.

Botha tweeted this message with the picture:

"Rehab is on track almost back on the pitch can't wait. Blessings. pic.twitter.com/NNualQbULo"


Botha's arm after the operation. (Bakkies Botha via Twitter)


Botha's X-ray showing nine metal pins holding the metal plate in place. (Bakkies Botha via Twitter)
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