The Stormers arrived at Ellis Park on Saturday with several players sidelined thru harm, and by the time the Lions had overwhelmed them 41-22‚ that list had grown longer. Already shorn of the services of luminaries like captain Siya Kolisi‚ Pieter-Steph du Toit, and Scarra Ntubeni, amongst others‚ they have got now lost Eben Etzebeth to hand harm which can rule him out for the rest of the campaign.
“At the moment, our injury list is long‚” sighed teach Robbie Fleck.
“It isn’t just Siya. Some big call gamers are lacking. Pieter-Steph du Toit‚ Eben probably broke his hand these days. Cobus Wiese did his hamstring.
“The harm list is long. We are going to ought to bring a few children thru now and notice how they cross.”
Fleck believes the number of absentees impacted his group’s potential to counter the rampant Lions, who ran in six attempts and secured a bonus factor.
“Too many disruptions to our team‚,” said Fleck.
“(There are) too many injuries. That sort of affected the way we played.
“There had been too many turnovers which brought about some splendid attempts by way of them. Also, too many neglected tackles on the stop of the day.”
Still, even though‚ the Stormers by hook or by crook held on to the Lions’ coattails and will have performed themselves right into a function to snatch an overdue victory.
However, the Lions‚ ‚ pounced after they needed to and positioned the result past doubt within the last mins.
“We had the opportunity to get within bonus point variety‚,” said Fleck.
“We scored some respectable attempts, but credit to the Lions, they defended properly on the cease. Obviously, after they were given the space, they took their opportunities.”
The coach turned into impressed together with his crew’s fighting spirit.
“We have been in it, and we were able to combat returned within the first half of‚ we were under a little stress.
“Credit to our men‚ they stayed in the fight. There were some good passages. We’ll pass on from this and sit up for the subsequent week.”
Indeed the following fortnight could be massive for the Stormers, who will have to win both their remaining suits against the Sunwolves and the Sharks in playoff rivalry.
Conference honors are past their attain, but they can still have a say within the quarters.
“Not at all‚” countered Fleck to the suggestion his team became out of it.
“(They are) have to wins games yes. We’ve got the Sunwolves next, and we’re very much in playoff rivalry. We’ll start once more on Monday, and we’re searching forward to that.”In the United States, more than 30 million children and teens participate in sports. Of that number, approximately 3.5 million children and adolescents ages fourteen and under are hurt annually while participating in recreational activities. In 2002, The National Safe Kids Campaign estimated that 13,700 children were treated in hospital emergency rooms for ice skating-related injuries. Many of these are preventable head injuries if protective equipment, such as helmets or halos, is used.
Gliding across the ice with the cool wind whipping across a skater’s face is an exhilarating feeling. One push can propel a skater far down the glistening, snowy surface. Worrying about a head injury is often far from a skater’s mind, as many participants are not aware of the possibility of head injury from ice skating. This article aims to raise awareness about potential head injuries from ice skating and promote helmets in skating, similar to what is required in cycling, skiing, and ice hockey.