2 Jul 2014

Boks halfback ruled out

11:36 am on 2 July 2014

The Springboks halfback Fourie de Preez will miss the entire Rugby Championship because of an ankle injury.

The 2007 World Cup winner, who returned to international rugby last year, is one of six Springboks ruled out of the Rugby Chamionship because of injury.

Japan-based Du Preez was injured early in the 55-6 rout of Scotland last weekend in Port Elizabeth.