Information: Otago Highlanders high-class scrambler Folau Fakatwa might be put out of motion for a 12 months following a knee harm in final week’s win over the Canterbury Crusaders, the New Zealand Tremendous Kings crew mentioned on Wednesday.
Faktawa, which signed a brand new deal by 2023 final month, would require an operation to restore the harm and have a rehabilitation interval of 9 to 12 months, Highlanders mentioned.
Highlanders head coach Tony Brown mentioned, “It is robust on Fallau; he is taking part in nice rugby this season and he could be contemplating for the All Blacks together with his performances in Tremendous Rugby Auteroa and the Mater 10 Cup.”
“We’re fortunate that we have now a superb substitute at Kayne Hemington, who’s working exhausting for a chance, could be very skilled and is aware of our recreation nicely.”
(Reporting by Srivatsa Sridhar in Bengaluru; Enhancing by Peter Rutherford)