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Springbok pivot Pollard to have knee injury scan on Monday


Montpellier’s Handre Pollard in action during a Top 14 match against Racing 92 in Nanterre near Paris on 21 December 2019.

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South Africa’s Rugby World Cup winner Handre Pollard will have tests next week on a knee injury suffered in the loss to Racing 92, his club Montpellier said on Saturday.

Pollard, 26, was hospitalised after a collision on Friday with Racing’s Baptiste Chouzenoux in the second-half and will undergo an MRI scan on Monday.

The flyhalf, who joined the French side after lifting the Webb Ellis trophy in Japan last November, scored a penalty goal in the 41-17 defeat in Paris before suffering the injury with 18 minutes to play.


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