South Africa will play their remaining three Autumn International rugby union test matches without their speedy wing-man as Bryan Habana has been sent home following a training ground injury.
The winger broke a bone in his hand when attempting a tackle on Morne Steyn.
Habana’s injury means that South Africa are forced to reshuffle their squad which was already sure to be different after two of their players were sent home for failing drugs tests over the weekend.
South Africa are set to face Scotland on Saturday 20th November 2010. Their squad for the Scotland match, which kicks off at Murrayfield at 14:30 on Saturday, is as follows:
Zane Kirchner, Gio Aplon, Francois Steyn, Jean de Villiers, Lwazi Mvovo, Morne Steyn, Francois Hougaard, Tendai Mtawarira, Bismarck du Plessis, Jannie du Plessis, Bakkies Botha, Victor Matfield (capt), Deon Stegmann, Juan Smith, Ryan Kankowski.
Replacements: Adriaan Strauss, CJ van der Linde, Flip van der Merwe, Willem Alberts, Ruan Pienaar, Patrick Lambie, Adrian Jacobs.
South Africa follow this with fixtures against England, on 27th November 2010, and the Barbarians on 4th December 2010.