Season over for Lobberts

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The Cheetahs have been dealt a blowwith the news that flanker Hilton Lobberts has been ruled out for the rest of the season with a shoulder injury.

Netwerk24 reports that Lobberts broke a bone in his shoulder during the first half of the Cheetahs' 36-14 defeat against the Rebels in Melbourne at the weekend.

Willie Britz is on his way to Australia to replace Lobberts ahead of the Cheetahs' clash with the Reds in Brisbane on Saturday.