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Catrakilis suffers broken bone in throat

12 September 2017 5:16 AM
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Catrakilis suffers broken bone in throat

Cape Town - English club Harlequins have confirmed that South African flyhalf Demetri Catrakilis fractured a bone in his throat during an Aviva Premiership match at the weekend.

Catrakilis, who was making his home debut for Harlequins against Gloucester, required oxygen after taking a shoulder to the throat in the 13th minute.

Following lengthy medical treatment, the 28-year-old was taken off the field on a stretcher while receiving oxygen before being taken to hospital.

“Harlequins flyhalf Demetri Catrakilis remains in hospital after sustaining a small fracture to a bone in his throat during the match against Gloucester Rugby on Saturday. The fracture does not require surgery and Harlequins will provide a further update when available.”

Catrakilis recently joined the English club after spending two years at French club Montpellier.


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