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Chiefs Suffer Two More Injuries In Trial Match

Despite winning their opening practice match ahead of Super Rugby’s pre season, the Chiefs have added another two casualties to the injury ward in the process.

The Chiefs claimed a sloppy 17-12 win over the Waratahs at Rotorua’s International Stadium, but it is at the cost of one important cog in the forward pack and a fresh new up and comer.

No 8 Maama Vaipulu has suffered an injury to his right shoulder, and after being taken from the field, had in a sling on the sidelines.

Openside flanker Mitchell Karpik injured his left knee and was on crutches after the match.

Prop Nepo Laulala and flanker Dominic Bird have already been ruled out of Super Rugby with separate injuries, and the match fitness of Stephen Donald is also in question as he continues to suffer a niggling groin injury.

 

 

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