Cape Town – Bulls center Jesse Kriel I will be limited for a long period of time after suffering an ankle injury in their 24-23 loss in the attack at Newlands on weekends.
Bulls team doctor Herman Rossouw confirmed on Monday that the horse center was set to go under the knife.
"He tore ligaments in his ankle and undergo surgery later this week. He will be on the sideline for a period of six to eight weeks, "said Rossouw.
Rossouw added that conservatives, Divan Rossouw and Jade Stighling were also excluded from the game this weekend against the Waratahs in Pretoria due to concussion sustained against stormtroopers.
The good news, Center Burger Odendaal, who left the field at Newlands with an eye injury, has been cleared to play after seeing an ophthalmologist on Monday.
In the long injury list, locks Jason Jenkins and Eli shoot and loose forward Tim Agaba well recover from its long-term injuries, but not yet to be considered for selection.
Saturday Bulls v Waratahs clash at Loftus Versfeld is scheduled for 15:05.
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