generic hexagon

Olivier suffers triple face fracture

  • 08 Jan 2014
Wynand Olivier will be sidelined for a lengthy period following his injury Wynand Olivier will be sidelined for a lengthy period following his injury

Former Springbok and current Montpellier centre Wynand Olivier has sustained a facial injury during training.

Olivier has a triple fracture after his face was stepped on accidentally, resulting in two fractures to his cheekbone and one to his eye socket.

‘3 fractures in my face! Not the ideal start to the year,’ tweeted Olivier, who has 37 Test caps for South Africa.

Olivier also recently signed a one-year contract extension to keep the ex-Bulls player in France, with the option of another year if he chooses to stay at the club.

Photo: Pascal Guyot/AFP Photo

Richie McCaw holds the World Cup aloft

‘All Blacks are greatest ever’

What former Bok coach NICK MALLETT had to say on SuperSport about the All Blacks' victory over the Wallabies in the World Cup final at Twickenham.

Dane Coles in SA Rugby magazine

Coles breaks the mould

Hookers are getting bigger and stronger, but the All Blacks have produced an exception to the rule in Dane Coles, who may just be the best of them all. MARC HINTON reports.

Two-time World Cup winner Richie McCaw

Recognising what went wrong

The All Blacks' recent success is a result of the honest review that followed their 2007 World Cup failure, writes MARK KEOHANE in Business Day.

You may also like
Get our daily email update. Subscribe to the SA Rugby magazine newsletter: