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Jean de Villiers on the road to recovery
With little over eight months left before the start of one of the world’s most anticipated sporting events, the Rugby World Cup, South Africans are waiting with bated breath to see whether National Rugby Captain, Jean de Villiers, will be fit enough to play after sustaining a serious knee injury against Wales last year. 614 more words
By Kyle Willoughby
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Jean de Villiers will require surgery to repair his knee following a brutal dislocation during a match over the weekend. De Villiers, the 33-year old captain of the South African rugby team was tackled and twisted awkwardly while all his weight was on his bent left leg. 57 more words
South Africa captain Jean de Villiers suffered a dislocated kneecap in the 12-6 defeat by Wales on Saturday.
“News on Jean: dislocated his kneecap and will be sent for scans shortly to check for any associated damage,” South African Rugby said on Twitter. 91 more words
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