Thursday, August 30, 2007

RWC: Last minute Canada roster changes

Tkacuk out; Hirayama back in. Via Rugby Canada:

August 27, 2007

An injury suffered in Saturday’s game against the Newfoundland Rock has forced Regina prop Kevin Tkachuk to miss the 2007 Rugby World Cup.

Tkachuk broke a bone in his fibula, the smaller of the two bones in the lower leg, which will require him to remain on crutches for the next four or five weeks. It would have been the second World Cup for Tkachuk; his place on Canada’s thirty-man World Cup squad has been filled by Nathan Hirayama.

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