Romano an injury concern for the Crusaders

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James Mortimer     03 Mar 2013     Getty Images

The seven-time champions play the Hurricanes this weekend, and may be without the services of Romano, with the initial prognosis not looking good according to coach Todd Blackadder.

"Well I don't really know so I can't say too much,” the Crusaders coach said to Yahoo Sport, with Romano’s injury believed to be his ribs.

“But it would seem serious for him to come off and when we get back to Christchurch this afternoon Luke's going to go have a scan so we'll know then."