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Springbok flyhalf Jantjies injured in Japan - report

By Rugby365
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Springbok flyhalf Elton Jantjies will be out of action for up to three months. According to Rapport, Jantjies underwent surgery last week in the Western Cape following a shoulder injury.

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The Bok sustained the injury during a Japan League One match for NTT Docomo Red Hurricanes in Japan.

The newspaper also reported that NTT Docomo Red Hurricanes head coach Johan Ackermann revealed Jantjies could be on the sidelines for two to three months.

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“He should maybe play with us again in April,” Ackerman told the Rapport.

“The last few games of the season,”

However, the good news is that the flyhalf will recover in time for Springboks’ first Test of the year against Wales on July 2 at Loftus Versfeld.

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