Three Boks ruled out of tour
November 13, 2007
Springbok Management has confirmed the unavailability of three World Cup - winning players due to injury.
Danie Roussouw and Wickus van Heerden are both out due to neck injuries while Gurthro Steenkamp has suffered a hand injury.
The replacements players are Ryan Kankowski, Hilton Lobberts and Wian du Preez.
The squad leaves on Friday, with their first game against Wales in Cardiff on Saturday, November 24. A week later they play against the Barbarians at Twickenham.
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