Zas ruled out for a year

Date published: February 13 2017

Stormers wing Leolin Zas has been ruled out of action for approximately a year with a broken leg.

Zas fractured both his fibula and tibia in the Stormers' pre-season friendly against the Lions on Saturday, after coming on as a replacement having recently returned from an unrelated leg injury.

The other major casualty from the 57-40 victory against the Lions was centre Juan de Jongh who tore his medial collateral ligament and will consequently spend around 10-12 weeks on the sidelines.

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