Ferris and Botha avoid bone damage

Ferris and Botha avoid bone damage

Ulster coach Brian McLaughlin will be relieved to learn that neither Stephen Ferris or BJ Botha have suffered any bone damage in their respective injuries picked up last Saturday against Connacht.

This means the Ireland and South Africa internationals will work towards returning for Rounds One and Two of the Heineken Cup.

At this stage, it is too early to put an exact timescale around the lay-off for Ferris (shoulder) and Botha (wrist). Treatment and re-assessment will be ongoing with a view to their return to rugby.

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