Springboks

Etzebeth to see specialist over injuries

Eben Etzebeth (Gallo Images)
Eben Etzebeth (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Springbok captain Eben Etzebeth will see a specialist in Cape Town to further examine his shoulder and back injuries.

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The towering lock was forced off the field just before half-time against Wales in Cardiff after he sustained a nerve injury, which caused severe pain in his left shoulder.

“The scans we took on Saturday evening after the match came out normal,” explained Dr Konrad von Hagen, the Springbok team doctor.

“Eben will however visit a specialist in Cape Town to further investigate the injured shoulder and his troublesome back.”

The Springboks lost their final tour match 24-22. 

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