Goosen ruled out of Springboks end of year tour
James Mortimer 09 Oct 2012 Getty Images
The Free State 20-year-old had also just recovered from a shoulder injury.
Goosen was replaced by another young prodigy in Elton Jantjies in the first half.
The injury opens the door for Jantjies to tour, while it is likely Morne Steyn will travel as well, despite apparently falling out of some favour with his old mentor Heyneke Meyer.
Goosen has a Grade 3 medial tear, and is expected to miss the rest of Free State's Currie Cup campaign, but should have recovered in time for the beginning of the 2013 Investec Super Rugby season.
The Springboks have the lightest tour schedule of the major nations, playing Ireland (November 10 in Ireland), followed by Tests against Scotland (November 17 in Edinburgh) and England (November 24 in London).
Most popular News:
Canterbury continue their rampant start28.Aug.2014
ARU and Brumbies confirm McCabe retirement28.Aug.2014
Less than 2,000 tickets for Napier; extra seats added to Wellington27.Aug.2014
Taranaki impressively record first win of the season27.Aug.2014
All Blacks extend lead at top of world rankings27.Aug.2014
New look Auckland kick off Women's Provincial Championship27.Aug.2014