Mon 13 Nov 2017 | 12:04

Boks call up Vermeulen

Full Springbok media briefing after loss to Ireland in Dublin
Mon 13 Nov 2017 | 12:04

Boks call up Vermeulen

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Oosthuizen underwent a scan before flying home from Dublin, and the results showed that he has sustained medial collateral and anterior cruciate ligament damage which will require surgery and an extended period of time of out of the game.

Vermeulen, who plays for French club Toulon, is set to join the Springbok squad on Monday at their base in Paris.

Meanwhile, it was confirmed that loose forward Pieter-Steph du Toit will miss Saturday’s Test against the French because of concussion he suffered against Ireland. He left the field in the closing minutes of play after receiving a blow to his head.

The Springboks started their preparations with a gym and field training session on Monday. The team to play against France at the Stade France will be confirmed on Thursday.

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