Wed 14 Apr 2021 | 10:22

Another Devastating blow for All Blacks

Another Devastating blow for All Blacks
Wed 14 Apr 2021 | 10:22
Another Devastating blow for All Blacks
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INJURY UPDATE: All Blacks and Crusaders centre Jack Goodhue is expected to be sidelined for the rest of the year.

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Goodhue suffered an injury during the Crusaders’ Super Rugby Aotearoa match against Hurricanes last weekend.

The midfielder was forced to leave the field after he tried to tackle Peter Umaga-Jensen.

Goodhue has undergone scans that confirmed he suffered a significant knee injury, includes an ACL rupture.

The franchise revealed the 25-year-old will require surgery which could put him on the sidelines for the rest of 2021.

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Meanwhile, Joe Moody might not need surgery to the foot he injured during a scrum against the Hurricanes last weekend.

The Crusaders’ official statement read: “Joe Moody has had scans which have confirmed a significant injury to the soft tissues at the base of his big toe.

“At this stage, surgery is not required but this will be reviewed by a specialist in two weeks’ time. A return to play time-frame will become clearer at that time,”

The statement added: “Jack Goodhue has also had scans which have confirmed a significant knee injury, including an ACL rupture. He will require surgery, and is not expected to be available for any further rugby in 2021,”

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