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Devastating season-ending blow for Stormers

Devastating season-ending blow for Stormers
Sun 2 May 2021 | 01:55
Devastating season-ending blow for Stormers
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INJURY UPDATE: The Stormers have been dealt a cruel blow as flyhalf Kade Wolhuter has been ruled out for the rest of the season.

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Wolhuter sustained the injury during the Stormers’ 30-33 defeat to the Sharks in the Rainbow Cup opener in Cape Town on Saturday.

The flyhalf, who added 11 points to the Stormres’ tally, was stretchered off the field with a serious-looking knee injury midway through the second half.

Wolhuter was replaced by Abner van Reenen

The 19-year-old confirmed via Instagram that he will miss the rest of the reason due to a ruptured ACL.

He is expected to be sidelined for six to nine months.

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“Unfortunately yesterday afternoons opening game of the Rainbow Cup SA vs the Sharks will be my last for the season after tearing my ACL during the match

“Really gutted to be leaving the boys @dhlstormers so early on in the season but at the same time looking forward to the adventure to getting back out on the pitch.

“Thank you so much for all the messages of support, they don’t go unnoticed!”

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Picture credit: @THESTORMERS

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