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Good news for Springboks prop Oosthuizen

By Peter Thompson
South Africa prop Coenie Oosthuizen

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Coenie Oosthuizen will link up with the South Africa squad on Friday after a scan revealed that the prop has not fractured a rib.


Oosthuizen started the Springboks’ 41-23 Rugby Championships victory over Argentina last Saturday, but came off early in the second half in Salta due to injury.

The 28-year-old went for a scan on Tuesday and was given positive news.

Oosthuizen is to¬†report for international duty in¬†Johannesburg later this week and will be monitored ahead of South Africa’s third game of the competition against Australia in Perth on September 9.

Allister Coetzee’s men have made a positive start to the Rugby Championship, doing the double over the Pumas.

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Good news for Springboks prop Oosthuizen