--%>
Loading...
Loading Live Scoring...
*All times CAT (GMT+2)

Rugby | Six Nations

Alasdair Strokosch © Gallo Images

Strokosch doubtful for rest of Six Nations



Scotland flanker Alasdair Strokosch is likely to miss the rest of the Six Nations championship after fracturing his hand in Sunday's defeat to Wales.

"Recovery from such an injury takes typically between four to six weeks," Scotland team doctor James Robsonsaid in a Scottish Rugby statement.

Scotland have further injury concerns following the 27-13 defeat at the Millennium Stadium with wing Max Evansdue to undergo further assessment having been forced off after 16 minutes with an ankle injury.

"Max will be seen by the specialist ankle surgeon John McKinley at Spire Murrayfield Hospital today and we will await a further update later this week," Robson added.

Back-row forward David Denton, who has a foot injury, and prop Ed Kalman, who is suffering with neck pain, will both be monitored in the build-up to Scotland's next match against France at Murrayfield on February 26.

Shop

The Poisoned Chalice
The Springboks have had several post-isolation coaches, and if they agree on nothing else, they will concur that everyone in the job suffers enormous pressure
R157.00
Coach - Marco Botha
At 34, Heyneke Meyer was fired as head coach of a Super Rugby team for the second time
R114.00
South Africa XV Ball
South Africa XV Ball Now: R119 Was: R200 Format:Sport EquipmentProduct type:SportDelivery:Dispatched within 24 hours (1 working day) This fan ball...
R119.00


Comments

More expert analysis and opinion from Sport24
The opinions expressed by Sport24 experts and bloggers are theirs alone, and do not necessarily represent those of SuperSport

Event Streaming

Channel Streaming

Other Live Streaming

Event Streaming

Channel Streaming

Sports Talk



Gavin Rich
Boks would benefit from riskier selections
It’s pleasing that Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer was prepared to make four changes for the test...

Brendan Venter
Boks regain their balance
The Springboks bounced back brilliantly against England at Twickenham and, in my opinion, the final...

Tony Johnson
Classic clashes await in Cardiff
Hi from Cardiff, where today we had some genuine sunshine for the first time since arriving in the...

Brenden Nel
Keep it straight and simple
For all the wonderful hot air we love to spew about the game we love, it remains a battle of...

Alistair Hargreaves
Great to host a vibrant WP
The club season in the Northern hemisphere is long. We played our first match on August 15 and the...