Belfast Telegraph

Friday 25 July 2014

Ulster Rugby prop John Afoa to have surgery in New Zealand

Disappointment for Ulster's John Afoa as Leinster win the RaboDirect PRO12 Final at the RDS
Disappointment for Ulster's John Afoa as Leinster win the RaboDirect PRO12 Final at the RDS

Ulster's All Black Prop John Afoa will today undergo surgery in Auckland to repair a torn tricep tendon in his left arm.

The injury was sustained in the RaboDirect PRO12 Final against Leinster and will require a recovery period of 10-12 weeks.

Afoa, who made 26 appearances for the Province last season, is therefore expected to be available for the start of the 2013/14 campaign.

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