Bulls blow, Pollard out of Super Rugby

Handre Pollard (Gallo Images)
Handre Pollard (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Bulls and Springbok flyhalf Handre Pollard has been ruled out of the Super Rugby season as well as the Springboks’ June Test series against Ireland.

According to SuperSport.com, Pollard tore his knee ligaments during a freak training ground accident at Loftus Versfeld on Monday.

Pollard, 21, was just beginning his recovery after a shoulder injury and would have been reassessed in a fortnight’s time, but a simple passing exercise without contact turned into a nightmare for coach Nollis Marais.

Pollard had recently returned to the Bulls following a stint with the NTT Docomo Red Hurricanes in Japan.

Pollard boasts 20 Test caps for the Springboks since making his debut against Scotland in June 2014.

Read the story on SuperSport.com


Voting Booth
What is your favourite sport to watch on TV?
Please select an option Oops! Something went wrong, please try again later.
Results
Rugby
44% - 5730 votes
Cricket
11% - 1422 votes
Football
19% - 2412 votes
Athletics
2% - 294 votes
Boxing
1% - 114 votes
Cycling
2% - 292 votes
Golf
5% - 634 votes
Motorsport
8% - 1021 votes
Tennis
3% - 404 votes
Water sports
1% - 112 votes
American sports
1% - 125 votes
MMA / WWE / UFC
3% - 367 votes
Vote