LISTEN LIVE TO NEWSTALK ZB

Newstalk ZB

ON AIR NOW

Keep up with
Newstalk ZB

Follow Us

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • YouTube

Select region

Site Search

Search Search

Ankle injury still on Perenara's mind

Share |

Latest Rugby News | Thursday January 17 2013 6:27

Ankle injury still on Perenara's mind

Related

TJ Perenara concedes he wonders when his ankle might break again.

The Hurricanes halfback is back in training after a long recovery from a broken ankle that cut short last year's Super Rugby and the rest of his season.

Perenara says it's been a long road back.

"Quite depressing almost, being out of rugby for so long and having to sit down and watch it, so just to be out on the paddock and just running around with the boys again, it's a good feeling."

He says it's been a battle to get back to where he was.

"Mentally it's probably the hardest thing just knowing in my head that it's been broken before, but I'm slowly starting to come to grips with the fact that it's probably stronger than it was beforehand anyway."

Perenara says he's been able to do a lot of video work while he's been injured so he knows the areas he needs to work on the most.

Advertisement
I Heart App
Advertisement
  • Football: Injured Thomas out of All Whites

  • League: Henry confirmed as Titans coach

  • League: Mateo recalled to Warriors

  • Basketball: Henare reminisces over USA games

  • Elderly man missing in Mt Roskill

  • Stronger showing from Key in debate

  • Auckland Weather

    10°
    Today
    Showers
    H:18° L:
    Click for More Weather
    More Weather

    The Press' leaders debate

    Who won The Press' leaders debate?

    Vote Now

    View Results