Next LIVE rugby on TV
to be announced
Wed, 31 Jul 2013 14:30:05 +0000
  • Switch Edition
ESPN SCRUM / Heineken Cup 2013-14 / News
Follow@ESPNSCRUM
Heineken Cup
Rougerie doubt for Saracens clash
ESPN Staff
April 22, 2014
Aurelien Rougerie suffered a hamstring injury against Racing Metro © Getty Images
Enlarge

Clermont captain Aurelien Rougerie is a doubt for Saturday's Heineken Cup semi-final against Saracens, the French club have confirmed.

Rougerie suffered a hamstring injury during Clermont's disappointing 22-6 loss to Top 14 rivals Racing Metro last Saturday and the centre is likely to be replaced by New Zealander Benson Stanley if he fails to recover in time for this weekend's clash at Twickenham.

In a statement, Clermont said: "The progress of the [Rougerie's'] injury will be closely followed all week in the hope of a return to the pitch in coming days."

Rougerie was not the only Clermont player to suffer against Racing Metro. Back-rows Fritz Lee and Damien Chouly may also be forced to miss the semi-final after sustaining knee and shoulder injuries respectively.

© ESPN Sports Media Ltd

Live Sports

Communication error please reload the page.

  • Football

    Rodgers pleased with Liverpool character

    Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers praised his players after they had kept their Champions league hopes alive with a 2-2 draw away to Ludogorets

  • Rugby

    Sam Burgess set for Bath debut

    Sam Burgess could make his Bath debut on Friday evening after he was named on their bench for the match against Harlequins at the Recreation Ground

  • Formula 1

    Ferrari should always be favourites - Alonso

    Fernando Alonso says Ferrari should be favourites to win the championship every year due to the talent it has at its disposal

  • Formula 1

    Ferrari should always be favourites - Alonso

    Fernando Alonso says Ferrari should be favourites to win the championship every year due to the talent it has at its disposal

  • Formula 1

    Lynn: 2015 Toro Rosso seat unlikely

    GP3 champion Alex Lynn says his chances of driving for Toro Rosso in 2015 are "looking less and less" but he is still hopeful of landing a reserve role at another team next year

Sponsored Links
Make $170 in 60 seconds!
Google Vs Facebook, 60 sec. knock out! Choose a champion, Become a Winner!
Make $25 in 1 Minute!
Start trading with the biggest broker! Register now to receive $25 for FREE!