29 Mar 2011

Waratahs lose another front row forward to injury

6:30 am on 29 March 2011

The New South Wales Waratahs have lost yet another front row forward to injury and they have their fingers crossed about the availability of five-eighth Berrick Barnes for Friday's Super rugby match at home against the Chiefs.

Veteran prop Al Baxter has been ruled out of the match with a dislocated thumb and swollen foot, while Barnes suffered his sceond head kock of the season during last weekend's hard-fought win over the Brumbies in Canberra.

Barnes will get the results of medical tests later today.

It's a big weekend for the Waratahs whose fans jeered them off the field after their loss to the Cheetahs in their last home game.