Loading...
Loading Live Scoring...
*All times CAT (GMT+2)
days
:
hours
:
minutes
:
seconds

Rugby | Springboks

Brad Barritt © Gallo Images

Barritt to miss second test after eye op



England centre Brad Barritt will not take part in the second test against South Africa, in Johannesburg on June 16 after needing surgery on an eye injury, the Rugby Football Union said on Sunday.

Barritt required surgery after lacerating an eyeball during England's 22-17 defeat to the South Africans in Durbanon Saturday.

An announcement on the RFU's Twitter feed said Barritt "will be available for third (test) after eye op. Back in full training start of next week."

The 25-year-old Saracens player appeared to be in an upbeat mood, saying on Twitter: "Thanks for all the messages! Had a small op this morning to repair a laceration of the conjunctiva in my eye. Will heal very quickly!"



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

Latest Video Highlights

Sports Talk



Tony Johnson
Putting things into context
First things first, no one associated with the All Blacks has accused the Wallabies of having any...

Gavin Rich
A way to release pressure on Elton
There may be a lot separating New Zealand from South Africa on the rugby field at the moment, but...

Brenden Nel
Bronze Blitzboks need introspection
The Blitzboks may have done well to get a bronze, but if we’re truly honest – their Olympic...

Super Wrap
And Super Rugby's Bok team is.....
"The drought is over! That is the happy news we bring long-suffering Lions fans everywhere..."